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- From: Ann Navarro <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org,email@example.com
- Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2000 11:58:10 -0400
At 08:44 AM 10/19/00 -0500, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
>We can't do it *all* on open lists. All that people
>such as Simon St Laurent have asked for is the
>technical reasoning behind decisions.
Except that this ignores (or forgets) that all decisions aren't necessarily
based on the best technical reasoning. It may have been politics,
stonewalling, or finally caving in to some sort of consensus with a
minority opinion. Rare are issues that are unanimous.
Would those who want reasons behind decisions accept "the best solution the
group could come to consensus on"? I can only see follow-up as to what the
other proposals were and why or why not something was/wasn't accepted, and
that's where you get into "Well, Foo, Inc's rep refused this", etc.
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