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From Nick Kew <>
Subject Re: [PROPOSAL-VOTE] Adopt lazy consensus for backports...
Date Wed, 17 Nov 2004 08:38:18 GMT
On Tue, 16 Nov 2004, William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:

> >And, that, I believe jeopardizes the overall quality of the code.
> >And, I'm not willing to take that risk.
> I entirely agree - stability of the already-done version 2.0 is
> paramount to me.  However we need to make some edge case expections
> for that code which only one or two voulenteers are familiar with.
> e.g. Win32 service code is only known by 4 members, Novell by only
> one, and ldap only three of us ever pay attention.

Yes, "one size fits all" has its problems, whatever that size is.
If we have a "taking responsibility" review, components that should
be considered special cases will presumably become clear.

> 'Platform maintainers' should have some way to get measurable and
> tested code improvements back into 2.0.

Minority platforms look like a good candidate for special cases.

Nick Kew

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