Bug#254598: Name of the Debian x86-64/AMD64 port
> * Raul Miller (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> > On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 07:49:22AM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> > > I don't see this as a technical issue and I don't believe the tech
> > > committee has any jurisdiction over it.
On Thu, Jun 17, 2004 at 04:48:42PM -0400, Stephen Frost wrote:
> > The technical committee can be brought in on non-technical issues when
> > asked to resolve them.
> I don't see it as appropriate or logical for the technical committee to
> have the final say on non-technical issues, regardless of if they're
> asked them or not. If they'd like to share their opinion, that's nice,
> but very different.
There's actually two points of potential relevance:
 When something is within someone's jurisdiction, they can ask the
technical committee to make a specific decision.
 When jurisdictions overlap, the technical committee can make
What I think you're saying is that developer A can't meaningfully ask
the technical committee to make a decision which is within developer (or
developer group) B's jurisdiction when the issue is not within developer
A's jurisdiction. And, I agree.
[That's a bit long, mostly because the phrases are so big, but I think
it's clear enough.]