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Andrea Giammarchi andrea.giammarchi at gmail.com
Fri May 17 17:23:46 PDT 2013


OK, in your words is much better than in mine, got it, and thanks again.


On Fri, May 17, 2013 at 5:16 PM, Brendan Eich <brendan at mozilla.com> wrote:

> Andrea Giammarchi wrote:
>
>> This seems more than reasonable so, for what I understand, is majority
>>
>
> No.
>
> "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.
>
> /be
>
>  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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