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Tim Bunce
July 25, 2000 09:39
Re: Voting/Decision making guidelines
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On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 10:57:34AM -0400, Dan Sugalski wrote:
> At 10:44 AM 7/25/00 -0400, Chris Nandor wrote:
> >At 14:42 +0100 2000.07.25, Hugo wrote:
> > >people realising it before it is too late. I think this is one thing
> > >that the voting may have been intended to address - "hey folks, this
> > >may be the _last_ chance to make your views known" - but I think it
> > >is probably not the best way. If the RFC approach is done right, I
> > >think it can solve this problem: for that, I think a) there needs to
> > >be a way to say 'notify me when the RFC text changes', and b) the text
> > >of the RFC needs to be updated (among other occasions) when consensus
> > >starts to emerge but before any final decision is taken.
> >
> >Excellent ideas.  That way people don't have to monitor mailing lists just
> >so they can keep an eye out for when something that they know interests
> >them is going to come along.
> In which case it might be useful to have some means of automatic 
> notification when an RFPC (or one of its children) changes. A mutant 
> mailing list, or website signup thing or something.

Perforce can do that automatically. Maybe cvs/sourceforge can as well.


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