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Warren Block wblock at
Sat Dec 3 16:17:29 UTC 2016

On Tue, 29 Nov 2016, David I Noel wrote:

> I hope we can at least agree on one thing--that however many people
> take one side or the other (though I'm not really sure how many
> "sides" there are here), this entire conversation is fairly pointless
> as nothing is going to change.
> We are not the "deciders". Project decisions get made behind walled
> gardens by an anointed few offline, or on lists that a select group
> have access to, and no one on the outside has any insight into, or say
> in the process. Unless maybe you donate lots of money.

That type of decision could be made by core, but there is a dogma with 
some aspects of the project that is difficult to overcome. 
"Historically, we have always done it this way, therefore that is the 
way it must always be done."

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