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From "Scott O'Bryan" <>
Subject Re: Voting waiting period
Date Sat, 05 Feb 2011 21:16:48 GMT

I agree.  The good thing about a vibrant community is that they
generally enforce this.  All I'm saying is this shouldn't be a "must"
requirement, rather it should be a shall and we can let the individual
communities work out what exceptions they allow.

On Feb 5, 2011, at 2:13 PM, Bertrand Delacretaz <> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 5, 2011 at 2:56 PM, Scott O'Bryan <> wrote:
>> ...I think it's important to keep things flexible because, as much as we
>> would like everything to fit the same rules, some communities need to
>> be a bit more dynamic and we need to trust the project PMC's and
>> members to do what's best for the project and community.
>> 72 hours is a good suggestion, but it shouldn't be mandatory...
> A PMC that consistently uses voting periods shorter than 72 hours
> would disempower people who cannot check the project lists every day.
> So I think 72 hour must be the rule, though exceptions are ok as you mention.
> -Bertrand
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