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Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution

On Thu, Feb 06, 2014 at 10:22:15AM -0800, Don Armstrong wrote:
> On Thu, 06 Feb 2014, Kurt Roeckx wrote:
> > I think there are basicly 2 ways to go about this:
> > - You revoke your decision during the GR process so that when
> >   the GR is being voted on your decision no longer applies and
> >   the GR isn't trying to override the ctte.  You could for
> >   instance do this at the call for votes point.
> > - The GR will be with 2:1 majority and if it comes to a decision
> >   other than FD, that will be the result.  If the decision of the
> >   GR is FD you could go and re-intreprete it with the 2:1 majority
> >   dropped.
> Either of these options will require 2:1, though.
> Let me quote §4.1.4:
>    Together, the Developers may: [...] Make or override any decision
>    authorised by the powers of the Technical Committee, provided they
>    agree with a 2:1 majority.
> As you can see, there's no difference between making a decision which
> requires the CTTE powers (first proposed method), or overriding a
> decision which requires the CTTE powers (second proposed method).

It's not clear to me which powers of the the ctte they would be
overriding.  I can't say anything about that until someone
actually makes a draft text for that GR.


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