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Re: "I'm Quitting": we both overreacted


Yes I am. I really think direct-democracy is just a bad idea. Historically,
we've made good decisions by having the people most involved in the topic
make the call.

When we're talking about a decision around our developer story, It's best
to consult with our developers.

When we're talking about a decisions around our design story, it's best to
consult with our designers.

With our Web story, our web team.

Our translations, our (admittedly new) translation team.

Requiring that everyone have a say in everything is not only going to lead
to un-informed decisions, but it's going to slow our process way down.

On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 11:28 AM, Scott Ringwelski <sgringwe@xxxxxxx> wrote:

> Dan, are you asking why elementary should follow a democratic, whole-team
> decision making process rather than a more centralized decision making
> process?
> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Daniel Foré <daniel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>> As it turns out, we have families and lives and jobs and responsibilities
>> outside of elementary. That means that we're not always able to meet every
>> week and discuss every issue.
>> In my personal opinion, this is a web design issue and not something that
>> needs to be run through you first for approval. But I'd be interested to
>> find out from other people why they think we need to directly democratize
>> our web design or any design for that matter.
>> If you're upset because you can't get your demands met on a certain time
>> schedule I'm afraid there's nothing I can do for you. You may not be aware,
>> but this week celebrates our independence in the US. So there's a lot of
>> family flooding in and I'm super busy juggling my very extended family. I
>> can guarantee I won't be able to make the meeting again this Saturday
>> because it's also my mother's birthday.
>> I wish you luck in your next endeavor and hope you don't harbor any ill
>> will towards elementary. You're always welcome back at any time.
>> On Tue, Jul 3, 2012 at 7:05 AM, Сергей Давыдов <shnatsel@xxxxxxxxx>wrote:
>>> Okay, it's been a week. In addition, a Council meeting should have
>>> taken place three days ago. This seems to be quite enough time to
>>> settle on something and write a reply.
>>> To speed up the discussion, I stop pretending that everything is all
>>> right and cease any work on elementary till I receive an answer to my
>>> question.
>>> --
>>> Sergey "Shnatsel" Davidoff
>> --
>> Best Regards,
>> Daniel Foré
>> elementaryos.org
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Best Regards,

Daniel Foré


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