Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution
Russ Allbery writes ("Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution"):
> I think what we're trying to say looks something like this:
> The result of that GR is A. However, the choice picked by the above
> algorithm is B. So B becomes the TC decision, despite the fact that A is
> the result of the GR, and A, despite winning, now constitutes a TC
> override and fails to go into effect. Unless you think of A happening
> "before" the TC decision changes, at which point the TC can no longer
> override it?
This is the wrong way to look at it.
The right way to look at it is this: exercising this "override" this
must be achieved by using options which constitutionally require only
a 1:1 majority.
Helpfully, 4.1.5 permits this.
How about this:
If the project passes by a General Resolution, a "position statement
about issues of the day", on the subject of init systems, the views
expressed in that position statement entirely replace the substance
of this TC resolution; the TC hereby adopts any such position
statement as its own decision.
Such a position statement could, for example, use these words:
The Project requests that the TC reconsider, and requests that
the TC would instead decide as follows: