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From "Craig McClanahan" <>
Subject Re: voting was Re: [PROPOSAL] Ivy
Date Tue, 24 Oct 2006 03:11:51 GMT
On 10/23/06, david reid <> wrote:
> Davanum Srinivas wrote:
> > it's a hint that the voter is a pmc member.
> *sigh*
> Really, no, seriously, you're telling me that the PMC can't be trusted
> to count votes from it's members and others it feels are qualified?
> Wow...
> Seriously, pointing out such differences just splits the community.
> "Hey, my vote counts! Yours doesn't!"
> After seeing the people involved in the incubator at AC US, I'm pretty
> sure they were all past the stage of being impressed by such things. We
> should get over ourselves.

There is another viewpoint here that had better be considered, though ... we
invite the community to participate in these votes, and I can guarantee you
that the majority of people who are reading the vote thread have never
bothered to read the rules on what votes count (indeed, they are more likely
than not to be unaware there IS such a thing as binding versus non-binding

Are you really preferring that we HIDE the fact that their (non-PMC members)
vote doesn't officially count (although it does influence consensus), and
have them go away pissed off because they thought they were misled?


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