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
> 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.