[haiku-development] Re: Haiku R1/alpha discussion summary (was: Re: Haiku R1/alpha decisions)

  • From: "Axel Dörfler" <axeld@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: haiku-development@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sun, 10 Aug 2008 23:12:53 +0200 CEST

Stephan Assmus <superstippi@xxxxxx> wrote:
> François Revol <revol@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > There are three methods:
> > > 1. Vote, most probably by the development team. There would be a
> > > list
> > > of proposals, there would be discussion, and finally every member
> > > casts
> > > a vote. For optima forma, every proposal needs to be backed by a
> > > developer that will carry it out (or oversee that it happens). In
> > > this
> > > scenario, Webkit (for example) will most likely not find an
> > > adopter.
> > > The DR1 naming will, and then might be voted for or against.
> > >
> > > 2. Benevolent dictator (team). An individual, or a group, will
> > > make
> > > some decisions about which key features alpha 1 needs. How they
> > > are
> > > appointed or selected, is another discussion. In this scenario,
> > > whatever the representatives of the free mind agree on, will be a
> > > decision.
> > We could compromise on dictatorship by having ppl with svn commit
> > access
> > vote :)
> I think this could work.

Those who do the work should be the one to decide. Since I think most
of this is pretty clear, I would just make a proposal of what was
discussed so far, and then see if this needs another round of
discussions :-)
If we then think it's better to vote, why not.

Bye,
   Axel.


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