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From Rich Bowen <>
Subject Re: Concerning Sentry: A disagreement over the Apache Way and graduation
Date Sun, 15 Nov 2015 17:35:27 GMT
On Nov 15, 2015 10:14 AM, "Justin Erenkrantz" <> wrote:
> On Saturday, November 14, 2015, Rich Bowen <> wrote:
> > No. I can use whatever criteria I like to justify my vote on a podlings
> > graduation, if it's in line with asf philosophy. This document is,  and
> > accurately reflects the criteria I use when voting on a graduation. That
> > is, the document reflects me, not vice versa, as I said above.
> >
> > It's very akin to the docs that circulate around member election time.
> > are useful guidelines but nobody is compelled to adhere to any
> > one of them.
> >
> The difference is that member elections are majority-based - graduation
> votes are essentially subject to veto.
> There's a huge difference there.  If you are subjecting all of your votes
> to that checklist and will actively block podlings that do not meet your
> personal guidelines, you are making everyone else subject to it.  --

Sure. If these were just my personal guidelines, that would indeed be a

I'd assert, however, that we already have members voting on their own
personal guidelines, they just haven't written them down for the rest of us
to see.

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