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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.
Council Member / Sr. Developer