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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: [discuss] remove of binfilter module
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 17:59:03 GMT
On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 1:17 PM, Martin Hollmichel
<martin.hollmichel@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 06/15/2011 12:45 AM, Raphael Bircher wrote:
>> Am 15.06.11 00:15, schrieb Ivo Hinkelmann:
>>> Hi Christian,
>>>
>>> good idea to remove it, preferred the whole module. It saves us a lot
>>> of build time!
>> Build time no matters in this case. No user will understand this
>> argument. And the question is for wath we are here. To make a good
>> product for end user, or to play around with code?
>>
> this raises a good question: how to make Product Management decisions ?
> The past has shown, that decisions driven by one main contributor are
> not necessarily the best ones. I'm wondering how can we establish
> something like a voting system for doing the right or at least good
> decisions. I also think, the one contributor - one vote thing also don't
> work out in this user centric matter (I think it will work well for
> engineering centric questions). We need something to identify good
> representatives of user communities to be able to do good decisions.
>> As QA I can't accept to remove samething to save Build Time, sorry.
>> Byside you can dissable binfilters if you build samething who does not
>> afffect the binfilter.
> It's important to bring the interests of all groups, engineering, QA,
> marketing and users to a common ground. This raises also the question
> which priorities are driven by whom, and how they get represented by whom,

Short answer: don't vote!  Yes, we want to include everybody!

Here's a few links:

http://s.apache.org/H8J
http://s.apache.org/D16
http://community.apache.org/committers/

> Martin

- Sam Ruby

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