We need to stop voting (was: Re: Code review required for commits - formal Team vote.)

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Oct 17 00:51:30 MDT 2012

On Wed, Oct 17, 2012 at 09:16:15AM +1100, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> At this point, we need to stop voting, and instead work with each other
> to find constructive ways to solve this.  Michael's proposal is
> certainly closer to something I think I can live with, but I still have
> some concerns.  

If Michael makes a formal proposal then as I said I'll
withdraw mine. But you can't vote in a process and then
demand to stop it. You're either participating or not.

> A genuine trial needs the genuine participation of the participants.
> That can only be obtained by consent, so a majority vote simply won't
> help, we have to work out an improvement to our process that we all can
> live with. 

That sounds like you'd simply ignore a vote you disagree with.
I don't think you get to do that.

> Let's just leave this for a few weeks, and return to it with a sense of
> good will and community later in the year. 

It's important this gets done asap. Our ongoing quality as a
software project depends on this (IMHO).


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