Bug#727708: call for votes on default Linux init system for jessie
On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 6:23 PM, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Michael Gilbert writes:
>> Why not hammer that out on -policy in public, and only if something goes
>> wrong there, then defer it to the TC?
> Because -policy doesn't have a decision-making process other than
> consensus, so Ian's objections to all of the positions shy of L and my
> objections to L would deadlock and effectively block the -policy
> discussion from ever reaching a decision. There is no method for either
> of us to be overridden.
But at least it would follow the usual process, and only when
consensus does actually fail does the TC need to mediate.
There would also presumably be proposed diffs to the policy text from
both sides for the TC to review, and decide among the options, and
that would be far more nuanced than this or that init as currently