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Date: 2008-01-30 (20:50)
From: Sylvain Le Gall <sylvain@l...>
Subject: Re: [OSR] OCaml Standard Recommandation Process
On 30-01-2008, blue storm <> wrote:
>> Yes, but we should add some more rules:
>> * designate 1 person that will sync discussion and OSR on the wiki
>> (maybe the one who start the thread)
>> * limit the time of disscussion (1 month)
>> * limit the time of vote (1 week)
>> If the time limit is reached, the current text (as sync by the person in
>> charge on the wiki) is put on vote:
>> <mail that should be sent>
>> Subject: [OSR] XML processing --
>> Read the OSR:
>> Choice:
>> [ ] Accept the OSR
>> [ ] Further discussion
>> Please classify this choices (you should put 1 to the best choice).
>> </mail that should be sent>
>> We should find a way to allow only one vote per person.
>> After one week of voting, choices are classified (Methode Condorcet) and
>> the best choice win.
>> If the choice is "Further discussion", the discussion should last
>> another month.
>> This way, you prevent endless discussion (non converging one) by a final
>> decision after one month.
>> Regards,
>> Sylvain Le Gall
> I'm sorry, but this seems far too complicated to me.
> You jokingly admitted that Debian people tend to have "bureaucratic"
> methods. Now i can see what you mean :)
> I'm not fond of the "let's vote" idea. I think most discussions can be
> sorted out by reaching a consensus, wich is a vaguely defined idea,
> but works very well in practice.

The draft (ideas) i send is almost a copy of the Debian way of doing...
I am caught ;-)

This is just a suggestion. I am only afraid that some point of view
never converge, and i don't like the idea of things being blocked by a
minority (in particular some people tends to post more than necessary --
just as me today, but they are not representative to the real

Sylvain Le Gall