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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: gentoo-project@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-project] Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 17:58:34
Message-Id: 20110812175805.GB3818@comet.mayo.edu
In Reply to: [gentoo-project] Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years by Steven J Long
On 14:12 Fri 12 Aug     , Steven J Long wrote:
> 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.
Entirely right, good catch. -- Thanks, Donnie Donnie Berkholz Council Member / Sr. Developer Gentoo Linux Blog: http://dberkholz.com