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From sebb <>
Subject Re: [VOTE][LAZY] remove "lazy" from bylaws as it is incorrect
Date Wed, 12 Jun 2013 20:11:02 GMT
On 12 June 2013 20:40, Roy T. Fielding <> wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 12, 2013 at 1:14 AM, sebb <> wrote:
>> Following on from the thread entitled
>> "Is Labs using Consensus or Lazy Consensus?"
>> I propose to remove the word "lazy" from the bylaws where it appears
>> as a qualifier to the descriptions of the voting process.
>> This is not a change in the process, merely a clarification - or
>> rather, removal of a source of confusion.
> Umm, I believe that the original intention was that new labs would
> be subject to lazy approval.  You would probably have to look back
> in the archives to figure out the intent, if it matters whether this
> is a change to the process.

I see.

> I'd go further and suggest that there is no need for any kind of
> approval to open or shutter a specific lab, and that the primary
> purpose of the labs PMC is to simply prevent misuse of its
> sandbox/lists as a distribution area, but that is something the PMC
> can decide for itself.

In that case, I think it makes more sense to decide what voting
process we want (if any) before attempting to clarify the
documentation, and I'm therefore awarding this lazy vote a


> ....Roy
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