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From Stephen McConnell <>
Subject Re: veto stuff
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2002 01:08:47 GMT


Is there anything that states an obligation to communicate a veto on a 
dev list?  
Is a veto valid if it is not published to the dev community?

Cheers, Steve.

Jim Jagielski wrote:

>At 12:41 AM -0500 11/7/02, Ted Husted wrote:
>>I agree with Steve in that the assertions that a "veto cannot be
>>overruled" and a "veto must be justified" are contradictory. The
>>implication is that a unjustified veto is void, but who decides it
>>is void? And in deciding a veto is void, is it not being
>The concept is that a veto must be rationlized. There must be
>a reason behind it and one that can be possibly put to a test
>(think scientific theory here). So a veto because "I don't like
>it" is not valid, and since it's not valid isn't being "overruled"
>because it just doesn't exist.


Stephen J. McConnell

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