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Re: Proposal - Project infrastructure team procedures

On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 08:42:59PM +0100, Clint Adams wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 30, 2008 at 09:40:31PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > I think that it's going to make a difference, because it will eliminate
> > the notion that there are grey areas, which has historically obstructed
> > progress - no leader wanted to order people to do things differently when
> > it was not clear whether they had both the legal and the moral authority
> > to intervene in matters where they haven't intervened before.
> > 
> > The next DPL, in say three or four years from now, could easily think
> > something like - yes, those guys did some interventions back in 2007/2008,
> > but that was only after a prolongued period of problems, so I don't really
> > have the right to intervene in our current problems, regardless of how acute
> > they are, because I need to let a few more years pass.
> Why are we electing people like that?!

Because by default we elect nice people, who avoid stepping on people's
toes. Which is generally a good thing, but sometimes not.

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