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Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
> On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 17:21:43 +0200
> Luca Barbato <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Ciaran McCreesh wrote:
>>> On Fri, 18 Sep 2009 16:28:44 +0200
>>> Patrick Lauer <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>> [ fix PMS to demand bash 3.2 instead of 3.0 ]
>> In short you are asking to put this item for the next council meeting.
> No, I'd like to see a discussion on gentoo-dev@ started by someone who
> thinks we should make the change, where that person explains fully both
> sides of the decision without resorting to FUD or comments like
> "warblgarbl". Once that discussion has taken place, and any new
> viewpoints have been discussed, *then* I'd like to see the matter go to
> the Council.
> I don't think we should be asking for comments on changes until after
> the developer-base at large has had a chance to discuss the issue. This
> isn't a simple "there are advantages and no disadvantages" issue, which
> is largely why it's been avoided until now.
We agree on very little, but one thing we do agree on is the quantity of
trolling that DOES occur on -dev when these issues are brought up. Is
there any method by which a discussion can be had on -PMS in a smaller
forum, and a proposal could thereby be brought to -dev in several weeks
agreed upon here, and subsequently submitted to the Council? I'm hoping
this will reduce the potential for trolling.