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From Peter Vogel <>
Subject RE: PATCH: Attributes of Target can reference properties
Date Wed, 04 Jul 2001 02:08:38 GMT

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Diane Holt []
> Sent: Tuesday, July 03, 2001 5:35 PM
> To:
> Subject: RE: PATCH: Attributes of Target can reference properties
> --- Peter  Vogel <> wrote:
> > When he was told that his absence from the ant community 
> for N months 
> > effectively removed his rights as a voting member of the 
> ant community, 
> > and that he would need to "earn" the right to commit and 
> vote, he was
> > rightly insulted and gave up.
> Hmm... I certainly don't want to get into a long debate about 
> this, but I
> don't think that description reflects what I remember. As I 
> recall it, he
> was told that his one -- still valid, not needing to be 
> "earned" back --
> vote wasn't some mega-vote that would count for any more than 
> what it was:
> one vote.

I don't want to extend this thread further, but I just wanted to publicly
post a semi-retraction of my remarks, they were based on memory, having 
re-read my archives of this list from that time I'd say your version of
events is somewhat more accurate than mine.  I do still feel that Duncan
got a raw deal but what's past is past and I won't bring it up here again.


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