DeveloperWiki talk:Governance And Decision Making

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Latest comment: 13 December 2019 by Kynikos in topic Accuracy flag

Accuracy flag

User:Kynikos added a flag stating "The factual accuracy of this article or section is disputed. Reason: This page is only a draft under discussion among the official Arch Linux contributors, no consensus on its content has been reached yet."

Yet this page is not a draft. It documents our current governance model, which has been in place (but never documented) for at least the past ten years. On the staff list, I've invited every member to propose changes to this page if they believe what I've written does not accurately reflect the current governance model. Nobody has done so.

Independently, there's an ongoing discussion on the staff list about other governance models that may be used in the future. On that topic, nothing has been decided yet. But there is no controversy as to what our current governance model is.

For all the reasons outlined above, I'll revert User:Kynikos's commit.

---Vesath (talk) 01:18, 11 December 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]

The reason I added that flag was exactly because this page is one-sidedly, albeit sensibly of course, making official statements about the governance that have never been discussed directly, so my intention was to give some time to people to make amendments before releasing it to the public as an official document.
We don't have a specific "draft" template because we normally don't really need it, so I used the Accuracy one which was the closest match.
-- Kynikos (talk) 04:21, 12 December 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
Thanks for clarifying your reasoning. If you wish, we could add the flag back and remove it in a week if nobody's complained by then. This being a simple write up of the status quo, I do not anticipate anyone questioning the basic principles outlined in this document, though it certainly leaves a lot of room for improvement. ---Vesath (talk) 20:31, 12 December 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]
I've replied in the private ML, my anticipation skills are clearly too limited, I'll leave it to you or somebody else to restore the flag if deemed meaningful, I can suggest to use Template:Expansion instead for a message with possibly less impact. -- Kynikos (talk) 15:45, 13 December 2019 (UTC)Reply[reply]