[ppml] Policy without consensus?

Bill Woodcock woody at pch.net
Mon Jan 23 17:09:57 EST 2006

      On Mon, 23 Jan 2006, Howard, W. Lee wrote:
    > > Well, the last PP 2005-1 was completely unworkable. I 
    > > supported it because
    > > it was better than nothing - but only barely. (Many) People 
    > > who voted for it
    > > were holding their noses and voting yes in the hope of 
    > > improving it later.

Yup, that's certainly true of me, and of everyone else I know who voted 
for it.  It wasn't acceptable as voted, but there was nothing else on the 
table, and nothing else we could vote for.  Yes, that's a really major 

    > That puts us in a difficult position.  The process says we can
    > only ratify a policy is there is evidence of consensus.  The
    > only exception would be in case of an emergency, and I think
    > we're a couple of years from an emergency.

I think we're a couple of years into an emergency.


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