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Re: [Scheme-reports] Comments on draft 6

On Thu, Feb 23, 2012 at 2:11 PM, John Cowan <cowan@x> wrote:
> Alex Shinn scripsit:
>> We'll want to provide a formal list of rationales before the final
>> draft where possible.
> In general, the rationale for a feature is that a majority of the legal
> voters preferred it.  That makes them hard to explain, since we typically
> don't know why WG members vote for things.

The vote is not the rationale, it is the mechanism.

The rationale is why the voters voted the way they did,
which can be determined by the discussions on the list,
the proposals made, and any individual rationales they
included in their ballots.


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