Bug#436093: Please decide on the "ownership" of the developers reference
Manoj Srivastava writes ("Bug#436093: Please decide on the "ownership" of the developers reference"):
> I am not sure that this is something that ought to be in the
> tech-ctte's jurisdiction; this seems a social problem, not a technical
> one, and thus is not something I think the tech ctte is competent to
> address (even though the constitution does explicitly mention this as a
> case of the tech ctte's powers). I would strongly urge all parties to
> try all possible means of rapprochement before escalating to the ctte
> (indeed, I think this is the type of issue that should go to the
> nascent social committee proposal currently under discussion).
The constitution says that it's within our power and we should follow
the process and appeal mechanism we currently have for resolving this
issue, even if we think it should be dealt with by some
as-yet-unformed body in the future.