Re: Bug#436093: Please decide on the "ownership" of the developers reference
On Sun, 5 Aug 2007 17:15:33 +0100, Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> 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.
Note that I did not say that we should not take the issue up; I
just exhorted the disputants to attempt to resolve the issue before
bringing in the ctte, if possible, for the reasons mentioned.
Trespassers will be violated!
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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