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From Rich Bowen <rbo...@rcbowen.com>
Subject RE: Weblogs and Obstructionism WAS: Re: weblogs on apache.org
Date Sat, 25 Jan 2003 23:48:32 GMT
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On Thu, 23 Jan 2003, Noel J. Bergman wrote:

> [Moved from infrastructure@ at DWvG's suggestion]
>
> > I continue to feel a bit disenchanted with the group of folks "I don't
> > see need for this, -1" for various efforts, where non-participation
> > would be the most appropriate (IMHO) avenue of "protest".
>
> Excuse me, Andrew, but you *are* aware that except for a technical issue
> a -1 is non-binding, right?  People are just casting their votes for or
> against.  What is the problem with someone saying that they disagree with
> your view?  Why is that obstructionist?  This is a Community.  If the
> majority disagrees with you, is that obstructionist?
>
> You did a good job of getting a wiki going here, so you can hardly argue
> that everyone is trying to preserve the status quo.  But the issue of blogs
> and personal pages has come up multiple times in the few months that I have
> had Committer status, so I am sure that you have seen the arguments before
> now.

For those of us that are not on infrastructure@, what's the summary thus
far? Is it just the obvious which can be gleaned from the above, ie Andy
proposed blog software installed on an apache.org machine and someone
- -1'ed it, or was it merely a page linking to blogs?

Just curious what we're talking about here.

- -- 
Oh I have slipped the surly bonds of earth
And danced the sky on laughter-silvered wings
 --High Flight (John Gillespie Magee)
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