Re: "Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge" or "Debian commits suicide"
On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 07:07:33PM +0100, Will Newton wrote:
> I'm sure if the RM had replied to the proposal with:
> "In my opinion as the RM, voting X to this proposal will cause the following
> results, including delay of sarge etc."
> It might have been more constructive than waiting for the proposal to pass.
> Yes or no?
I don't think you can blame the RM because most developers failed to
understand the effect. In fact 80% failed to show any interest at all
(did not vote). 16% voted in favour. 4% voted against.
Developers have to accept responsibility for their own (in)actions.
Of course, titling these as "editorial changes" was a good trick,
contributing to 80% of developers being uninterested.
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>