[Numpy-discussion] Let's move forward with the current governance document.

Benjamin Root ben.v.root at gmail.com
Mon Oct 5 17:16:09 EDT 2015

There is the concept of consensus-driven development, which centers on veto
rights. It does assume that all actors are driven by a common goal to
improve the project. For example, the fact that we didn't have consensus
back during the whole NA brouhaha was actually a good thing because IMHO
including NA into NumPy would have hurt the community more than it would
have helped.

Ben Root

On Mon, Oct 5, 2015 at 5:11 PM, Sturla Molden <sturla.molden at gmail.com>

> Nathaniel Smith <njs at pobox.com> wrote:
> > Are you planning to go around vetoing things
> I don't consider myself qualified.
> > for ridiculous reasons and causing havoc?
> That would be unpolite.
> > And if not, then who is it that you're worried about?
> I am not sure :)
> I just envisioned a Roman patron shouting veto or a US senator
> filibustering. Expulsion would be the appropriate recation, yes :-)
> Sturla
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