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From: Grant Goodyear <g2boojum@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Cc: Ryan Phillips <rphillips@g.o>, Alin Nastac <mrness@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo: State of the Union
Date: Fri, 28 Apr 2006 19:28:35
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo: State of the Union by Ryan Phillips
1 Ryan Phillips wrote: [Fri Apr 28 2006, 01:57:30PM CDT]
2 > I disagree. The developers should make *all* the decisions.
4 Originally, Gentoo was effectively a meritocracy. It's now, in some
5 respects, a republic. If you want a democracy, feel free to draft a new
6 "metastructure" proposal (feel free to name it something less awkward),
7 and drum up support to get it voted upon.
9 > Bypass the council. The council should be there only for when we get
10 > sued, and manage the money we make.
12 For what it's worth, the Council does neither of those things. That's
13 what the Gentoo Foundation is for.
15 > Does anyone agree that having a council is too political? I strongly
16 > believe it stifles gentoo.
18 Do you have some specific examples of how you've seen the Council
19 stifle Gentoo, or is it mainly just a general impression?
21 -g2boojum-
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23 Grant Goodyear
24 Gentoo Developer
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Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo: State of the Union Paul de Vrieze <pauldv@g.o>