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From Rodent of Unusual Size <Ken.C...@Golux.Com>
Subject Re: Releases, showstoppers, and vetos
Date Wed, 06 Feb 2002 21:32:14 GMT
* On 2002-02-06 at 16:15,
  Roy T. Fielding <> excited the electrons to say:
> Nobody can veto a release, period.  It is therefore impossible for
> anything to be a showstopper unless it is a pending veto of a commit
> or the group makes a decision by majority of -1 on any release until
> the problem is fixed.  If the RM doesn't think that is the case,
> then they should move the issue out of that category.  If anyone else
> has a problem with that, they are perfectly capable of calling for
> a vote on not releasing the code until the issue is fixed.

Nor particularly streamlined, but all right. :-)

> The only reason the showstopper category exists is because I needed
> a place to keep track of problems that we all agreed to fixing before
> I could cut a release.  That is all.  Now it is just being abused.

Or evolving beyond your original needs and intentions. :-)
'It's a group thing.'
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