[Openvas-devel] Voting on Change Requests #1 - #4

Robert Berkowitz robert.berkowitz at gmail.com
Wed Feb 20 01:45:56 CET 2008


On Feb 19, 2008 7:35 PM, Tim Brown <timb at nth-dimension.org.uk> wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 February 2008 00:08:24 Jan-Oliver Wagner wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I'd like to call for voting on the change requests #1 - #4,
> > listed here:
> >   http://www.openvas.org/openvas-crs.html
> >
> > Naturally, I am in favour of all 4 of them :-)
> > However, please read and judge whether it is a good
> > or bad idea or wether it needs further refinement.
> >
> > I am not totally sure about the proper voting scheme.
> > Tim, Robert: Does SPI require something special or
> > do we just decide upon a simple voting?
>
> The full details as we expressed them in the constitution can be found at
> http://seedsforchange.org.uk/free/consens, but it essentially comes down to a
> show of negative hands.  If noone raises strong objections against an idea
> then we can proceed.  One thing that isn't defined is the period in which
> people need to respond in order for an objection to be considered.  In the
> past I've seen people work on the 24 hour rule, but since we're spread across
> multiple continents and time zones, I'd propose a longer period.  OTOH we
> can't have an indefinite period of time.  How about 48 hours with an
> gentlemens agreement not to start a call for voting over weekends.
>

48 Hours sounds good to me. We should be able to make exceptions to
the rule if someone has given advanced notice of not being available
for a certain time period as well.

-RB

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