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From "Gavin McDonald" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: [VOTE] Acceptance of the OpenOffice.org Proposal
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2011 22:25:21 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Weir [mailto:robweir@apache.org]
> Sent: Wednesday, 19 October 2011 8:17 AM
> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Acceptance of the OpenOffice.org Proposal
> 
> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 6:11 PM, Gavin McDonald
> <gavin@16degrees.com.au> wrote:
> >
> >
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: Rob Weir [mailto:robweir@apache.org]
> >> Sent: Wednesday, 19 October 2011 2:52 AM
> >> To: ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org
> >> Subject: Re: [VOTE] Acceptance of the OpenOffice.org Proposal
> >>
> >> On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 12:27 PM, Dennis E. Hamilton
> >> <orcmid@apache.org>
> >> wrote:
> >> > In reply to this message on ooo-dev@incubator.apache.org, vote for
> >> > the acceptance of the proposal for governance and operation of the
> >> > OpenOffice.org Forums within the Apache OpenOffice.org Podling.
> >> > The Proposal text is at the October 12 version of wiki page
> >> >
> >>
> <https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/OOOUSERS/Changes+integra
> >> t
> >> e+the+forums+into+the+AOOo+project>.
> >> >
> >> > The balloting will end midnight Friday, 2011-10-21T24:00Z, over 72
> >> > hours from now.
> >> >
> >> > A majority of approvals over disapprovals constitutes acceptance of
> >> > the proposal.
> >> >
> >> > [  ] +1 approve
> >> > [  ]  0 abstain
> >> > [  ] -1 disapprove, for the following reasons:
> >> >
> >> >
> >>
> >> +0, which does not means "abstain" but means I have no objections,
> >> +but
> >> do not volunteer to help with the migration.
> >
> > It means abstain if the vote says so. Nobody is volunteering to do
> > anything when they vote, they are approving, or not, or no opinion.
> > All those people giving their +1 are not also offering to help with
> > the migration, but saying with a positive vote that it should happen.
> > Stop being so obtuse please and go with the flow a bit more to let
> > things happen. Guidance is appreciated I'm sure, but don't throttle.
> >
> 
> The attentive reader would note that I did not vote "0".  I voted "+0".  My
> vote means exactly what I say it means, nothing more, nothing less.

I read exactly what you wrote, do not think I am not attentive.

Your arrogance around here lately is beyond belief, pack it in




> 
> -Rob
> 
> > Gav...
> >
> >>
> >> -Rob
> >>
> >> > GUIDELINES
> >> >
> >> > ANYONE MAY VOTE.  BINDING VOTES for determining the outcome are
> >> those
> >> > cast by any of the 54 PPMC members (to be listed in a separate
> >> > message).  When the same individual casts more than one vote, the
> >> > last-dated vote during the ballot period is taken as the final vote
> >> > from that individual.  Votes made anywhere but as replies to the
> >> > ooo-dev
> >> list with this subject are not counted.
> >> >
> >> > DO NOT DISCUSS THE VOTING ON THIS THREAD.  This thread is for the
> >> > votes themselves, including explanations for -1 votes.  Any other
> >> > discussion related to this ballot, including discussions with
> >> > anyone about their vote, should be on a separate threat with
> >> > subject beginning
> >> [VOTE][DISCUSS].
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >  - Dennis E. Hamilton
> >> >   tools for document interoperability,  <http://nfoWorks.org/>
> >> >   dennis.hamilton@acm.org  gsm: +1-206-779-9430  @orcmid
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >
> >


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