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From Andy Brown <a...@the-martin-byrd.net>
Subject Re: [migration] Decision making
Date Thu, 25 Aug 2011 19:06:05 GMT
Donald Whytock wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 12:46 PM, Rob Weir<robweir@apache.org>  wrote:
>> But again, objections must be from committers, backed with
>> technical arguments and the willingness to implement alternatives.
>
> The Apache voting policy page you linked agrees that binding votes are
> from committers, and that "all others are either discouraged from
> voting (to keep the noise down) or else have their votes considered of
> an indicative or advisory nature only."
>
> But some things may require noise.  I for one am essentially lurking
> here as a user, watching the progress of the product on its way to
> becoming once again current and viable.  I'm technical, but have never
> touched the guts of OOo.
>
> So if you bring up a change, presented as a lazy-concensus proposal,
> and I think it would adversely affect my experience as a user, I'd
> very much like to be able to object, even if my objection is
> non-binding.  I can't stop you, but on the other hand I'd rather you
> not stop me.
>
> Don

Hi Don,

I will speak only for myself but as a PPMC member I know that I would 
want to see reasonable, though out, objections from the users.  That 
said, it would have to be more than "I object to such and such". 
Details is what is needed.

Andy

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