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From: Arun Raghavan <ford_prefect@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: Council manifesto of sping
Date: Tue, 22 Jun 2010 10:25:08
In Reply to: [gentoo-dev] Re: Council manifesto of sping by Duncan <>
On 22 June 2010 15:32, Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net> wrote:
> Arun Raghavan posted on Tue, 22 Jun 2010 10:43:42 +0530 as excerpted: > >> b) For questions like "- Should Python 3.x be stable?", isn't that for >> team leads to decide? And for the council to resolve in case of >> conflicts? > > Wouldn't the point for specifically pointing out python 3.x as an example, > that there is in fact quite some conflict on it, as demonstrated by the > threads discussing it right here?  If I'm not mistaken, sping has in fact > mentioned that as an example in his "tone" thread, as well.  If I read him > correctly, the implication is that before it got to the level it did, > council should have voted on it, thus providing a final answer, as an > alternative to the simmering level of discontent that's not quite at the > boiling over point, that we seem to have with the situation now.  He does, > after all, make a strong statement in favor of an "activist" council.
I did say questions like this one, not only this one. Also, the context of that quote was from the bit of the manifesto that advocates putting such questions to a global vote, which is what I was enquiring about. Cheers, -- Arun Raghavan (Ford_Prefect | Gentoo) & (arunsr | GNOME)