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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
To: Doug Goldstein <cardoe@g.o>
Cc: Thomas Anderson <gentoofan23@g.o>, gentoo-council@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-council] Re: Bans in #-council [WAS] Council meeting summary for meeting on June 11, 2009
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2009 16:36:46
Message-Id: 20090622163644.GA27178@comet
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-council] Re: Bans in #-council [WAS] Council meeting summary for meeting on June 11, 2009 by Doug Goldstein
On 23:35 Fri 19 Jun     , Doug Goldstein wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 19, 2009 at 10:40 PM, Donnie Berkholz<dberkholz@g.o> wrote: > > On 12:06 Wed 17 Jun     , Thomas Anderson wrote: > >> The ban was later reversed by Doug Goldstein(Cardoe) because it had > >> not been put to a council vote as all bans in #-council are. > > > > Since when? I've never heard of this. I've banned people in there with a > > note to other council members (for the simple sake of good > > communication) and no vote ever happened except by lack of objection. > > In the past you've e-mailed all of us and told us about the situation > and the rest of us agreed with your action. In this case, there was no > e-mail and more then half of the council members didn't see > justification for the ban based on the conversation at hand. While > some of the comments at hand were snide, a lot of the confusion was as > a result of the language barrier. I know the language barrier has > caused a problem for some of us one time or another. In fact, dev-zero > and I have had our share of disagreements as a result of the language > barrier. At the same time, dev-zero and I have worked together on > quite a few projects and had positive experiences together. We decided > in the meeting to let emotions cool and toss it to e-mail. If anyone > wanted to see igli banned, to send an e-mail to all the council > members (it didn't even have to be on the ML) and we'd go from there. > To date, no such e-mail has come. The only e-mails are just throwing > fuel on a fire which no longer exists.
Thanks for the clarification. My problem is just with the wording in the summary, then, as it implies that banning can't happen until *after* a vote. -- Thanks, Donnie Donnie Berkholz Developer, Gentoo Linux Blog: