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Re: ddtp: new notifications mails, opt-in or opt-out?

Quoting Christian Kurz (shorty@debian.org):
> > > I'm against calling an informal agreement made on debian-devel a
> > > consensus.
> > Sounds you are changing the definition of consensus then.
> No, but I don't think that you can call an informal agreement by about
> 10-20 people discussing something on debian-devel a consensus for
> Debian. Especially since we have a lot more developers and a consensus
> should have been discussed or agreed by at least a quarter of the
> developers.

Sorry, but this is how Debian has operated since the early days.
If we would constantly call for formal votes all day long, no more
productive work would be done. Everybody had his chance to voice 
his opinion.


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