[llvm-dev] [RFC] One or many git repositories?

Chris Bieneman via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jul 27 10:17:02 PDT 2016

> On Jul 27, 2016, at 10:03 AM, Krzysztof Parzyszek via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> On 7/27/2016 11:47 AM, Chris Bieneman via llvm-dev wrote:
>> First and foremost please don’t consider lack of dissent on the thread
>> as presence of consensus. The various git-related threads on LLVM-dev
>> lately have been so active and contentious that I think a lot of people
>> are zoning out on the conversations. As supporting evidence of this, I
>> was discussing this thread yesterday around the office yesterday and had
>> quite a few people responding something along the lines of “they’re
>> proposing what?”.
> If there is a time and place for building a consensus, this is it.
> If people want to have their voices heard, they should participate in the discussions.

This is a really bad argument for large influential changes like this. Governance by the loudest voices isn’t generally desirable.

I suspect this is why the idea of having a survey or vote has received significant support.


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