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From James Dixson <>
Subject Re: Voting...
Date Mon, 26 Jan 2009 20:01:07 GMT
Hehe..  Thanks for the mentoring Niclas; we will proceed to allow the
pendulum to swing in the other direction. :-)


On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 11:57 AM, Niclas Hedhman <> wrote:
> Guys,
> I have a feeling that "too much" voting is going on... Typically we
> run "consensus" in Apache projects, i.e. someone makes a suggestion
> for changes or actions, and if people object they yell, otherwise
> proceed. For code changes, typically that means that the 'proposer' go
> ahead and make the changes, and if objections shows up and resolved to
> not make the change, then that is reversed. This has been coined CTR
> (Commit-Then-Review). Httpd project and others, run a RTC format for
> stable branches, but the vast majority uses the CTR model (incl httpd
> during 'new heavy development').
> So, the only 'requirement' for proper voting is Releases (well, some
> community issues as well, but...), which is a legal act and must be
> done properly.
> Cheers
> Niclas
> --
> - New Energy for Java

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