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Re: Technical Committee proposed GRs

On Thu, May 31, 2012 at 07:56:47PM +0100, Ian Jackson wrote:
> It looks like the TC are going to be proposing some GRs within the
> next few months.  Very likely there will be three:
>  - Constitutional change to fix the supermajority bug
>  - Constitutional change to permit the TC to have private discussion
>  - Position statement regarding when TC should overrule maintainers
> I'm emailing you to give you a heads-up and get your opinion about
> procedure.
> These are all independent issues and we think they should be discussed
> and voted on concurrently, but voted on separately.  How should this
> be done ?  As three concurrent but entirely separate GRs ?  I don't
> know whether your GR processes can do a single GR proposal with
> multiple sub-ballots each with their own set of options, so that each
> sub-ballot can be separately accepted or rejected.

As far as I know the only option is to actually start 3 votes
at th same time, and have a ballot for each of them, and so
have people send it to a a different address.

> Also, the constitution gives the proposer the power to accept
> amendments.  If a GR was initiated by the TC, who has the power to
> accept amendments ?

I don't see the TC having a power to propose a GR.


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