Gentoo Archives: gentoo-project

From: Steven J Long <slong@××××××××××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-project] Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 13:11:15
Message-Id: j238o2$8on$1@dough.gmane.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-project] Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years by Ulrich Mueller
Ulrich Mueller wrote:

>> Let's say I propose an idea that 80% of the council likes but 80% >> of developers want. This doesn't seem unreasonable since I was very >> highly ranked in voting with a platform that involves totally >> changing our leadership structure, and yet the council insists it >> cannot change GLEP 39. I would be pretty pissed if most of Gentoo >> wanted something but the "cabal" at the top didn't even let them >> make the choice. > > I've read this paragraph twice, but I still fail to understand it. > Why do you call it a "cabal" if there is a large majority both amongst > council members and devs in general? >
I think it's a typo-- the first line should read:
>> Let's say I propose an idea that 80% of the council _dislikes_ but 80% >> of developers want.
-- #friendly-coders -- We're friendly, but we're not /that/ friendly ;-)

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