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From Andrew Wilson <>
Subject Re: Clarification for the "voting" description
Date Wed, 16 Jul 1997 14:06:59 GMT
Rodent of Unusual Size:
>     It looks like we have at least three modes of voting:

Well, they're fair observations of the behaviour of the AG organism,
but I dunno if they're thought of as mandatory.  Are you documenting
this for historical reasons, or perhaps as a general guideline for
people new to the project?


>      1) No voting; freewheeling commit of changes, rollback if problems
>         are encountered.
>      2) "Eager voting," in which every change must garner the requisite
>         quorum of +1s.
>      3) "Lazy voting," during which no objections within a threshold
>         number of days counts as a quorum of +1 votes.
>     (Terms borrowed from RCS.)  During 1.2beta, we were in "eager
>     voting" mode; we're now apparently in "lazy voting" mode (from a
>     message from Roy a couple of weeks ago).
>     Does this match everyone else's understanding?  If so, I'll update
>     the voting.html file appropriately..
>     #ken    :-)}

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