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From Rob Weir <robw...@apache.org>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Acceptance of the OpenOffice.org Proposal
Date Tue, 18 Oct 2011 22:16:36 GMT
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+integrat
>> 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.

-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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