Re: Another question for candidates.
- From: Bart Decrem <bart eazel com>
- To: Havoc Pennington <hp redhat com>
- Cc: Martin Sevior <msevior mccubbin ph unimelb edu au>, foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: Another question for candidates.
- Date: Sat, 21 Oct 2000 14:51:45 -0700
makes sense to me. and as Jim indicated, hopefully there won't be a lot
of cases where things get decided by a vote.
Havoc Pennington wrote:
> Bart Decrem <bart eazel com> writes:
> > In the email I just sent, I argue that the current practice is that
> > people don't excuse themselves when they have conflicts, and that we
> > should keep it like this. Example: the discussion around whether
> > Nautilus and/or Evolution are part of Gnome 1.4. I don't think
> > people from Eazel and Helix Code excused themselves from this
> > discussion because of a conflict of interest.
> > Are you saying that we need to change the way we deal with conflicts?
> I think someone with a conflict of interest should definitely
> participate in the discussion. It would be silly for Helix not to
> participate in a discussion about including Evolution. I'm just not
> sure they should vote, if it comes down to a vote.
> If we want to say that the rule about no company having a majority
> makes the problem go away, and everyone votes always, then we could do
> that too.
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