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From Benson Margulies <bimargul...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Vote on personal matters: majority vote vs consensus
Date Thu, 28 Mar 2013 18:23:36 GMT
Would anyone be willing to write up the text that we would post on the web
site someplace to document a procedure for voting upon IPMC membership that
reflects this discussion? Perhaps we could then lazily converge upon that?



On Thu, Mar 28, 2013 at 1:16 PM, Marvin Humphrey <marvin@rectangular.com>wrote:

> 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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