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Bug#727708: Both T and L are wrong, plea for something simpler

On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 11:04:12AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> "Didier 'OdyX' Raboud" <odyx@debian.org> writes:
> > Back then, the gnome maintainers added a dependency on another package,
> > which happened to be providing an /sbin/init. This was allowed by the
> > Debian Policy of the time as well as by the Debian archive. The
> > maintainers of the Policy maintainers haven't tried to rule on this at
> > all since then. How is this matter now magically taken off the Policy
> > maintainers' hands (while it _is_ a matter of Policy) and become a
> > matter for the technical committee?
> I appreciate what you're saying here (although I think 6.1.1 overrides
> that), but as one of the delegated Policy Editors, I would immediately
> punt such a question arising in the Policy context to the TC under 6.1.1
> and 6.1.3.  There is absolutely no way the normal Policy maintenance
> process could deal with this debate.
> If it makes you feel more comfortable with this process, please assume
> that's happened.

It would be nice that other members from the policy tean could
agree to that.


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