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Re: Proposal to delay the decition of the DPL of the withdrawal of the Package Policy Committee delegation

Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 27, 2006 at 08:17:17AM +0200, Frank K?ster wrote:
>> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> wrote:
>> > On Thu, Oct 26, 2006 at 12:18:33PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> >> On Thu, 26 Oct 2006 16:17:05 +0100, Ian Jackson
>> >> <ian@davenant.greenend.org.uk> said:  
>> >> > Perhaps it would be better if the policy maintainer were someone who
>> >> > was more willing to listen and take on board comments ?
>> >>         This sounds like a canard. What official Board comments have
>> >>  been disregarded by the current set of policy maintainers? Or do you
>> >>  mean "Ian wants a Yes Man"?
>> > Ian meant "take comments under consideration", not "listen to comments
>> > from the technical committee".
>> Manoj sometimes gives the impression of not listening [...]
> Err, I mean Ian meant "(take on board) (comments)", and Manoj appears to
> have misinterpreted that as "(take on) (Board comments)". Nothing more.

I'm not familiar with the expression "take on board", but according to
dict.leo.org you are still asserting that he does not take into
consideration comments by others.  I repeat what I wrote:

| But if you assert that he is in fact [...] not taking into
| consideration what he hears, you should back up this claim with some
| references.  I have the opposite impression

Regards, Frank
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)

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