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Re: vancouver revisited

On Mon, Aug 22, 2005 at 10:55:11AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 10:16:53PM +0200, Peter 'p2' De Schrijver wrote:
> > > - security team, DSA, and release team must not veto inclusion
> > 
> > Arbitrary veto power. This requirement is unacceptable for me. Noone
> > should be allowed to just ignore other peoples work within the project.
> This is one argument I do have sympathy for. In fact, I went to that
> meeting with the exact same thought.
> The thing is, however, that you're dealing with a madman scenario:
> you're afraid that one day, a member of one of the above teams will go
> crazy and declare that they don't like this person that works on a port,
> or just that port entirely. Or, less extreme, you're afraid that a
> member of the above teams will make a judgement error and veto a port
> for bogus reasons.

You know, the wording of the original vancouver document, as well as the
mood of the discussion that followed it seems to be pretty near such a madman
scenario, so ...


Sven Luther

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