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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Fri, 12 Aug 2011 12:58:05 -0500
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
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Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
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-- Fabian Groffen
Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
-- William Hubbs
Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
-- Fabian Groffen
Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
-- Donnie Berkholz
Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
-- Fabian Groffen
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