Consensus is not the same as unanimity, and anyone who's crossed a few different Wikimedia projects will know that what is defined as consensus varies pretty widely, from majority +1 to 80% or higher support. For the purposes of board votes, it's majority +1.
I'm actually quite pleased that the board has moved away from twisting itself in knots trying to ensure unanimous support of proposals: it led to watered-down, poorly structured decisions that have often left the community confused and uncertain as to their intent. I'm also pleased to see that they are identifying who has supported or opposed motions. Risker/Anne On 11 February 2014 16:49, Cristian Consonni <kikkocrist...@gmail.com>wrote: > 2014-02-11 19:22 GMT+01:00 Cynthia Ashley-Nelson <cindam...@gmail.com>: > > Yes, I agree that the consensus of the Board is clear. > > IMHO, I wouldn't say that for two decisions taken with 7-3 and 6-4, > when you can see that most of the times the vote was unanimous. > > Cristian > >  https://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Minutes/2013-11-24#Movement_roles >  http://wikimediafoundation.org/wiki/Resolutions > > _______________________________________________ > Wikimedia-l mailing list > Wikimediaemail@example.com > Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, > <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe> > _______________________________________________ Wikimedia-l mailing list Wikimediafirstname.lastname@example.org Unsubscribe: https://lists.wikimedia.org/mailman/listinfo/wikimedia-l, <mailto:wikimedia-l-requ...@lists.wikimedia.org?subject=unsubscribe>