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Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution

On Wed, Feb 05, 2014 at 10:05:45PM +0000, Ian Jackson wrote:
> 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).

The original request to us was made by Paul Tagliamonte, who I don't
think is on the d-i team (or if he is I hope he'll forgive me for
observing he isn't very active).

The only people who might reasonably be described as vaguely current
maintainers of parts of d-i whom I can immediately find on a quick scan
of the early parts of this bug are Wouter and myself; Tollef also
contributed a good deal in the past, and I may have missed one or two.
But I don't think any of these people have been acting as d-i
maintainers here.  People like Cyril and Christian, who would be more
obvious candidates for such a label, have not commented on this bug.

I would have thought that this is more clearly handled under 6.1(2)
("Decide any technical matter where Developers' jurisdictions overlap").

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson@debian.org]

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