2014-02-11 23:01 GMT+01:00 Risker <risker...@gmail.com>:
> 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 disagree with this interpretation.
The major point is "what are the reasons for the dissent?"

2014-02-11 23:01 GMT+01:00 Risker <risker...@gmail.com>:
> 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.

2014-02-11 23:01 GMT+01:00 Bence Damokos <bdamo...@gmail.com>:
> Speaking in my personal capacity, I echo the surprise that the Board has
> decided to move a motion before they had full or close to full consensus on
> the issue - which is in general a departure from the usual.

Well, it seems we have two very different ideas here.


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