Voting (was Re: PEP 318

Anders J. Munch andersjm at inbound.dk
Wed Mar 24 22:50:40 CET 2004


"John Roth" <newsgroups at jhrothjr.com> wrote:
> "Michele Simionato" <michele.simionato at poste.it> wrote:
> > Ick! Having passed through PEP 308, I just prefer directly agree with
> Guido's
> > decision without any votation at all ;)
>
> Half of the 308 problem was because Guido wasn't willing to make a
decision.
>
> The other half was the voting method used.

The third half of the problem was the people got wound up about
details in the voting system.  Details that would have been relevant
in a winner-takes-all vote, but were less than interesting in a
BDFL-guidance-vote.

- Anders






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