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Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution

Steve Langasek writes ("Bug#727708: Call for votes on init system resolution"):
> Here's what I think is the right technical policy, that we should be
> addressing with this resolution.
>  - Packages in jessie must retain compatibility with sysvinit startup
>    interfaces (i.e., init scripts in /etc/init.d).
>  - Packages can require other interfaces for their operation that are
>    provided by an init system implementation, but which are unrelated to
>    service management; however, these requirements must be expressed in a
>    way that does not tie them to a single init system package.  E.g., a
>    package that uses the logind dbus interfaces is absolutely free to do so,
>    but must not express this usage as 'Depends: systemd'.

I'm afraid that I find this formulation too weak.  So I don't intend
to withdraw my version of L in favour of something of that kind, nor
accept amendments to my L version with that effect.

You are of course entitled to propose your own wording for the ballot.


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