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Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution

Anthony Towns <aj@erisian.com.au> writes:

> It's really pretty terrible to actively use FD to try to block options
> that aren't your favourite. Honestly, I would have expected the tech
> ctte to be able to come to a consensus on a set of proposals considered
> reasonable by all the members, and accept whatever a majority
> decided. I'd certainly hope that tech ctte members won't tactically
> change their vote to try to hack the process.

> (The obvious counter is for the four members who prefer T to L to vote
> all the L options below FD in the same way as Andi, Ian and Steve have
> voted all the T options below FD)


I've been trying to refrain from tactical voting of that sort.  I don't
think that's a slippery slope we should start diving down.

I also flatly disagree with Adrian over whether we're deadlocked.  I don't
see any point in discussing it, though.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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