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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2011 17:34:48
Message-Id: 20110809173429.GF25611@comet.mayo.edu
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years by Fabian Groffen
On 19:25 Tue 09 Aug     , Fabian Groffen wrote:
> On 09-08-2011 09:05:31 -0500, Donnie Berkholz wrote: > > Let's assume the following scenario: > > > > The developer base only wants 3 people on the council and disagrees with > > the views of the other 4. But since 7 are required to be on it, they > > must vote for 7 or get stuck in an infinite loop of reopening > > nominations. The undesired 4 people could block the other 3 from > > proposing any changes to GLEP 39. > > If the developer base wants that, it's probably not hard to find 7 > people to run for council and get elected, isn't it? I don't see the > block here.
The whole point is the ridiculous idea of this difference between a "community-pushed" GLEP 39 change and one promoted by a group of devs who happen to have a council member leading them. -- Thanks, Donnie Donnie Berkholz Council Member / Sr. Developer Gentoo Linux Blog: http://dberkholz.com