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From Joe Schaefer <joe+apa...@sunstarsys.com>
Subject Re: Polls vs Votes
Date Fri, 06 Jul 2007 22:53:22 GMT
"Geir Magnusson Jr." <geir@pobox.com> writes:

> On Jul 3, 2007, at 5:29 PM, Joe Schaefer wrote:
>
>> Andrus Adamchik <andrus@objectstyle.org> writes:
>>
>>> As a non-member I may not know the full negotiation history, this
>>> doesn't mean that myself or committers from other projects have no
>>> business taking part in this discussion.
>>
>> That's not what Roy is talking about, I don't think.  The point is that
>> jcp-open@ is *solely* a discussion list, with no ability to issue
>> votes which are binding on the foundation.  And I don't think it'd
>> be a good idea for us to turn it into one.  Perhaps Sam should have
>> called it a [POLL], because that's all it really is.
>>
>> The abstain vote that took place yesterday is a bad sign that we are
>> now operating in the JCP without any real direction.  *That* problem
>> should be resolved immediately, even if it means making an imperfect
>> and/or temporary choice. But it's the board's job to make that choice,
>> not the folks on this mailing list.
>
> At the risk of appearing to play to the crowd, I think that the voices
> on this mailing list is important, and I am offended that you
> characterize our operation in the JCP as lacking direction.

I'm sorry you feel offended, but IMO we exactly that in the comment
text you chose to use for the vote.

-- 
Joe Schaefer

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