Re: A question to candidates
- From: Vincent Untz <vuntz gnome org>
- To: foundation-list gnome org
- Subject: Re: A question to candidates
- Date: Fri, 23 Nov 2007 15:49:53 +0100
Le vendredi 23 novembre 2007, à 14:42 +0100, Murray Cumming a écrit :
> On Fri, 2007-11-23 at 01:18 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> > Taking too much time to decide: it sometimes happen that we wait for a
> > meeting or for another event to take a decision, while the decision is
> > pretty trivial. It might be related to my first item, since pinging
> > people so they say +1/-1 could be enough.
> This is generally caused by the habit of only making decisions in
> meetings, instead of making decisions on the mailing list. And a
> tendency to think that all decisions must be unanimous.
> It works like this. Something is discussed. It becomes an unstructured
> debate and the meeting runs out of time. Someone says "Well, let's make
> a decision at the next meeting". But everyone knows that nothing will be
> done in the meantime to make that more likely, and half the meetings are
> postponed (or don't have the relevant people attending).
As Jeff mentioned, this year, we had quite a lot of decisions on the
mailing list. But while it could have been done in 1-2 days, it
sometimes take one week. This is what we can improve.
Les gens heureux ne sont pas pressés.
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