My apologies for insufficient smileys. :-(
I consider that "makes voting seem reasonable" is still an insult in the
Certainly not my intention to suggest voting as an alternative to secrecy.
From: "Brian E Carpenter" <brian.e.carpenter@xxxxxxxxx>
On 2007-05-31 21:33, Spencer Dawkins wrote:
The alternative - a WG chair who tells the working group that the
apparent WG consensus on the mailing list is being overruled because of
anonymous objections that the WG chair cannot share with the WG, or
because of private objections that the WG chair is "channeling" from a
back room - would make voting seem reasonable (or, to use Mark Allman's
characterization in another thread, "seem charming").
I have to differ. This doesn't make voting seem reasonable; it makes
secrecy seem unreasonable.
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