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From Shane Curcuru <>
Subject Re: Lazy consensus template
Date Tue, 30 Aug 2011 19:25:25 GMT
+1, Rob's willing to do it, and that Sister from Boston is amazing; if 
she worked on it, it's worth looking at.  If the performance gains don't 
measure up, then sprinkle some Crystal hot sauce atop it.

- Shane

On 8/30/2011 2:53 PM, Donald Whytock wrote:
> -1.  Kung-fu is overkill; straightfoward gymnastics are sufficient and
> less brand-specific.  Also, New Orleans special sauce is a more
> established standard.
> On Tue, Aug 30, 2011 at 2:19 PM, Rob Weir<>  wrote:
>> There is a good description of "Lazy Consensus" on the Apache
>> community web site [1]
>> But even if you understand that page, you might have questions about
>> how to actually do it.  It is not very difficult.   I've written up a
>> short example template of what it looks like.  The use of this
>> template is not required.  You can express the same things in your own
>> words, as you wish.  But it is good form to ensure that your proposal
>> includes:
>> 1) A [PROPOSAL] tag in the subject line of a new thread, so list
>> readers know to pay special attention to your thread.  You should not
>> bury a proposal 15 posts down in an existing thread.
>> 2) A description of what *you* are proposing to do.  A proposal for
>> what other people should do is just a wish.
>> 3) A statement that you will invoke Lazy Consensus if no objections
>> are expressed within some time period, at least 72-hours.  A longer
>> time period might be appropriate for proposals made near major
>> holidays, for example.
>> [1]:
>> ========================
>> Subject: [PROPOSAL] Optimized sleep() statements
>> I propose to rewrite all sleep() statements in AOOo to improve
>> performance,  adding my special sauce and kung-fu taught to me on the
>> streets of Boston by Sister Mary Elizabeth, and optimize the hell out
>> of it with a recursive C++ function template I saw in Dr. Dobbs in
>> 1993, and then to commit it to the trunk.
>> If there are no objections to the above proposal within 72-hours  then
>> I will invoke Lazy Consensus and proceed to implement the above
>> proposal.
>> ========================

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