[Standards] Council Minutes 2017-05-24

Daniel Gultsch daniel at gultsch.de
Wed May 24 17:35:39 UTC 2017


2017-05-24 18:53 GMT+02:00 Dave Cridland <dave at cridland.net>:
> Authors didn't need to approve the feedback

> Because authors now get PRs written for them as routine, we seem to
> have drifted somewhat, so that the authors now hold some control over
> what goes in. Approving PRs seems fine, but really only if this is
> approval in terms of consensus calls - not a matter of personal
> agreement or otherwise.

I did not know that.

'Consensus' seems to me like a very slippery slope especially when it
comes to controversial changes.

In any case since 'author approval' is irrelevant what is you want
Council to do about the situation?


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