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Re: Subversion Changes
Dick Hollenbeck <dick@...>
Fri, 23 Nov 2007 01:37:21 -0600
Thunderbird 18.104.22.168 (X11/20071022)
<tongue in cheek mode>
On the theory that anybody with a browser can show up and vote, and that
this somehow impacts what actually happens, then I vote for better zone
Hmmm, how long do I have to wait? I don't see it yet.
Maybe those voting should write a constitution, and then we can discuss
that and ratify it.
But first we should decide if we want a democracy or a republic. (I say
In the end, those doing the work get to decide. The change_log.txt
spells out who that is right now, hmmm, in there I see Jean-Pierre,
Geoff and a few others.
I won't support any constitution that gives equal voting rights to
anyone with a browser. Voting rights in any constitution I support
would have to be proportional to the amount of development time invested
by that voter.
(Of course, I would prefer the same for my voting rights as a U.S.
Citizen, that they be proportional to the amount taxes a voter pays.)
</tongue in cheek mode>
This is the reality of open source. However, anyone should remain open
to good ideas, if they are expressed well and persuasively. And any
developer can probably be hired to perform anything at a negotiated fee.