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Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution

On Wed, Feb 5, 2014 at 5:05 PM, Ian Jackson wrote:
> Kurt Roeckx writes ("Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution"):
>> I would really like it that you indicated under which power the
>> CTTE is making decisions, and the majority requirements that go
>> with that the options, for all your votes.
> Sorry not to give you an explicit heads-up about this resolution.  (It
> has been proposed in this form for some time now though.)
> Anyway, I think as regards T vs L we are chiefly exercising our power
> to set technical policy.  As regards the default init system we are
> making a decision which has been requested of us by the people
> normally responsible (which would be the d-i maintainersI think).

paultag made the request while referencing 6.1.2 as the relevant
clause.  He isn't involved in d-i.

6.1.2 is supposed to be about resolving "incompatible policies or
stances".  The particular vote proposed here dictates a specific
direction for the project, and doesn't actually do anything about init
system incompatibilities, so its not clear at least to me that 6.1.2
is appropriate.

Best wishes,

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