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To: Tobias Scherbaum <dertobi123@g.o>
From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: [gentoo-dev] Council size & terms [WAS] One-Day Gentoo Council Reminder for January 22
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 2009 23:01:31 -0800
On 18:57 Thu 22 Jan     , Tobias Scherbaum wrote:
> Donnie Berkholz wrote:
> > > I'm in favor of a fixed size of council members, I'd like to see at
> > > least 5 council members *if* developers want to change the size.
> > 
> > What is your reasoning for this?
> 
> To make sure different views are represented in council's decisions and
> to make sure the decisions are well-balanced. This can be partially
> accomplished with having, say, 3 council members, of course - but well,
> it's 5 to make sure. 

Listening to different views can also be accomplished by simply having 
an open discussion before making a decision. I don't think there is any 
requirement that these views are reflected in a decision, just that they 
are considered (and perhaps discarded).

-- 
Thanks,
Donnie

Donnie Berkholz
Developer, Gentoo Linux
Blog: http://dberkholz.wordpress.com
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