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From Sam Ruby <ru...@intertwingly.net>
Subject Re: on consensus, and serenity
Date Wed, 12 Aug 2015 18:51:27 GMT
On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 10:31 AM, Reto Gmür <reto@apache.org> wrote:
>
> On Wed, Aug 12, 2015 at 10:33 AM, Bertrand Delacretaz
> <bdelacretaz@apache.org> wrote:
>>
>> On Tue, Aug 11, 2015 at 9:53 PM, Tim Williams <williamstw@gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> > ...I'm curious how we can work ourselves out of this nagging cycle of
>> > Larry encouraging us to be more liberal in our licenses because we
>> > legally can and us responding with we don't want to even if we could
>> > legally get away with it?...
>>
>> If the same question is asked over and over it becomes a Frequently
>> Asked Question (obviously).
>>
>> The way we usually handle these is to document the question with its
>> answer at a permanent URL, so that if people ask again we can point
>> them to it.
>>
>> In this case I guess http://apache.org/legal/resolved.html might be a
>> good place for this FAQ.
>
>
> To allow "challenging the status quo, questioning policies, etc " and to
> support having a debate a typical FAQ page isn't so helpful. As an interest
> member I would like policy questions to be linked with to the respective
> decision and discussion so that minority positions are also visible. As an
> interested member I want to know if something is an unquestioned
> interpretation of a principle in the bylaws, or a controversial
> interpretation of an itself controversial policy adopted by a thin majority.

Go for it!  http://wiki.apache.org/legal/3party

> Cheers,
> Reto

- Sam Ruby

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