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From Nicola Ken Barozzi <>
Subject Re: describe Forrest in 50 words
Date Thu, 28 Apr 2005 09:59:17 GMT
David Crossley wrote:
> That is a very good point. Discussion should happen during
> the proposal phase to arrive at a good solution. If a vote
> is considered to be needed, then that is called at the end
> to be sure that people are happy with the direction.


As an important Apache member told me, votes tend to polarize. Since 
Apache is about consensus, calling a vote too early does not help. In a 
'perfect' Apache project, votes are necessary only for releasing and 
checking consensus on important decisions.

Nicola Ken Barozzi         
             - verba volant, scripta manent -
    (discussions get forgotten, just code remains)

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