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Re: call for votes on default Linux init system for jessie

Anthony Towns <aj@erisian.com.au> writes:
> On 28 January 2014 08:44, Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com> wrote:

>> It's unclear what the best approach is to do that.  Can/should I
>> terminate the vote prematurely, or does it have to run to conclusion?

> I don't think you can unilaterally terminate a vote, but the vote can
> end early if "the outcome is no longer in doubt". If there were an two
> votes in addition to Ian's and Don's ranking Further Discussion above
> all other options, that would be the case. (Four of eight votes with FD
> ranked above all other options would exclude all other options in step
> A.6.3 of the vote tallying, leaving FD the only undropped otpion in
> A.6.4, and hence the winner)

If Bdale wants to terminate the vote with FD, I'm happy to also change my
vote to rank FD first so that we can do that.  I don't want to keep the
vote alive if everyone else including the proposer (and chair) wants it to

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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