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From Marvin Humphrey <mar...@rectangular.com>
Subject Re: Vote on personal matters: majority vote vs consensus
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 17:16:08 GMT
On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 9:42 AM, Doug Cutting <cutting@apache.org> wrote:

> This sounds like a vote to support the status quo, which isn't
> something we normally do.

The original proposal was limited to VOTEs on personnel issues (misspelled as
"personal").  Has that changed?  I hope not.

One of the downsides of resolving this issue through lazy consensus is that no
codified proposal with clear language has emerged, setting the stage for later
disputes about just what we agreed to.

I anticipate that except in the rarest of circumstances, there will be no
confusion about what constitutes the status quo for personnel issues.

Marvin Humphrey

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