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From Stephen McConnell <mcconn...@apache.org>
Subject Re: veto stuff
Date Fri, 08 Nov 2002 01:19:27 GMT


Jim Jagielski wrote:

>Depending on whether we are C-T-R or R-T-C things are slightly
>different. In any case, if someone disagrees with the patch/code,
>it is announced and discussed on the dev@ list. Again, the dev@
>list is where code development happens. Not on pmc@; not on irc;
>not in someone's apartment. :)
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:-)

>On dev@.
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Ok - so is it reeasonable to say that one cannot invoke a veto via a CVS 
commit message?

Steve.

>At 2:08 AM +0100 11/8/02, Stephen McConnell wrote:
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>>Jim:
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>>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?
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>>Cheers, Steve.
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>>Jim Jagielski wrote:
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>>>At 12:41 AM -0500 11/7/02, Ted Husted wrote:
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>>>>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
>>>>overruled?
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>>>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.
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>>--
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>>Stephen J. McConnell
>>
>>OSM SARL
>>digital products for a global economy
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>>http://www.osm.net
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