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From Jim Jagielski <>
Subject Re: Platform specific CTR/RTC?
Date Fri, 22 May 2015 14:26:22 GMT
I think Bill's main point is that other than himself and
gsmith, nobody else tests on MS/Win. I tried, but I never got
even to the point of getting it to even compile/build much
less to a point where I could *test* :)

> On May 22, 2015, at 9:38 AM, Nick Kew <> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 May 2015 01:51:49 -0500
> William A Rowe Jr <> wrote:
>> It might be worth mentioning that it's been in production for about 3-4
>> years or so, and only was delayed in 2.2 due to the unavoidable drift
>> between trunk/2.4 and 2.2 flavors.  We already included the
>> ported-afterwards functionality in the previous 2.4.12 release, with
>> apparently no issues.  The patch below is actually the origin of the
>> enhancement.
> In those circumstances it seems not so much CTR or RTC but rather
> commonsense to go ahead.  Don't we have a bit of a history of
> struggling to meet RTC criteria on Windows-specific backports?
> I wonder if there's a case for formally adopting a lazy-consensus
> policy based on what wrowe is doing here?  If a proposal has sat in
> STATUS for a qualifying period, without attracting comment/
> reservations, but also without attracting sufficient review +1s,
> should it be eligible for lazy-consensus backport?
> The proponent posts here on a "speak now or forever hold your peace"
> basis, and goes ahead if no discussion calls it into question.
> -- 
> Nick Kew

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