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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Consensus! (was Re: several messages)
Date Wed, 14 Jul 2004 18:54:48 GMT
On Wed, 14 Jul 2004, Rodent of Unusual Size wrote:
> Brian Behlendorf wrote:
>> Anyways, I'll desist on this if it doesn't seem like there's convergence
>> towards something.  Like many conversations in the ASF these days the
>> responses strike me more as "here's where you're wrong" rather than a
>> constructive discussion, to which I feel compelled to respond
>> point-by-point (trying to find middle grounds), and I don't have the
>> energy to campaign for something that just seemed like a simple oversight.
> sorry if i, at least, have come across this way.  let me restate my
> personal position: i'm fine with 'show us the code before acceptance'
> being a strong *recommendation*, but not with it being a requirement.
> and i think the decision about whether or not the code needs to be seen
> first should be left up to the incubator pmc.

OK, I think this is reasonable.  Quibbling about requirement vs. strong 
suggestion is too minor to bother :)

> i don't like ndas on principle, and hope they can be avoided.  however,
> if the incubator pmc thinks that's the way to go for a particular
> proposal, i think it's their call.  (although i don't promise not to
> lobby against it. ;-)

I'd be against it as well, but agree.


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