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Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution

On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 07:22:10AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On 7 February 2014 06:20, Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote:
> > Don Armstrong writes ("Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution"):
> >> Given the already stated preferences of the CTTE, and the previous votes
> >> we've already had, openrc and sysvinit are clearly not going to defeat
> >> any option, so their position in your vote is largely irrelevant.
> > If we held the votes separately in the other order, T-vs-L first, and
> > T won, I would put GR ahead of systemd-T.  So if we vote on U-D-O-V
> > first, l don't know whether to rank systemd above GR.
> Based on your initial vote on your own ballot and the above, your
> votes would be:
>   1.  LFT
>   2a. (L wins): UDF
>   2b. (T wins): FUD (*cough*)
> or:
>   1. UD  ("where do I put F?")
>   2. LFT
> Presuming everyone votes, where you put F only has an impact in either
> case only if at least three other ctte members will also vote FD above
> T or DT (given UT is irrelevant); which based on the already expressed
> preferences and votes, isn't actually going to happen.

Why not?

I am not sure whether Colin is aware that it currently depends on him 
whether or not DT can win - and whether that might make him consider 
changing his vote.

If Ian convinces Colin to change his vote to move DT from 5. to 7. on 
his ballot, then DT cannot pass FD and is dead.

> Cheers,
> aj



       "Is there not promise of rain?" Ling Tan asked suddenly out
        of the darkness. There had been need of rain for many days.
       "Only a promise," Lao Er said.
                                       Pearl S. Buck - Dragon Seed

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