Re: Is menu orphaned?
On Mon, 03 Dec 2007 23:08:52 -0800, Russ Allbery <email@example.com> said:
> This seems to be the real point of disagreement. Currently there
> isn't any recommended format; people can use whichever one they
> choose. I think that's the core of what you're disagreeing with.
> Personally, that doesn't bother me, but if you build a consensus
> around the idea that there should only be one format, I'm happy to go
> along with that consensus.
When there is consensus, and the practice follows the consensus,
then we write it into policy. Just a bunch of us munchkins agreeing on
a mailing list somewhere (consensus) is not, in my opinion, enough:
existing practice must shift. There are exceptions to this policy
change rule, but I have not, sofar, seen any compelling arguments to
warrant departing from the "policy defines existing standard behaviour"
rule so far.
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marriage is the triumph of hope over experience.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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