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brendan at mozilla.com
Fri May 17 17:16:18 PDT 2013
Andrea Giammarchi wrote:
> This seems more than reasonable so, for what I understand, is majority
"Majority" means 51% wants it, 49% doesn't (simple majority).
"Consensus" means "general agreement", and if someone demurs on certain
things, they are holding fire and *not* forming a dissenting minority
that opposes the whole spec moving forward.
> as long as there's no **concrete** harm/problem/worst damage doing
> "that way" that could make someone really disappointed.
> Aka: consensus
> On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 3:55 PM, Allen Wirfs-Brock
> <allen at wirfs-brock.com <mailto:allen at wirfs-brock.com>> wrote:
> When it comes time for TC39 to approve the final spec version of
> ES6 it is likely that each participant will be able to point at
> something in the spec. that they would prefer was different. But
> they will also agree that approving that version is the best
> overall course of action.
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