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Bug#727708: Init system coupling call for votes


Andreas Barth <aba@ayous.org> writes:
>> I hereby call for votes on the following resolution:
>>    The init system decision is limited to selecting a default
>>    initsystem for jessie.  We expect that Debian will continue to
>>    support multiple init systems for the foreseeable future; we
>>    continue to welcome contributions of support for all init systems.
>>    Therefore, for jessie and later releases, we exercise our power to
>>    set technical policy (Constitution 6.1.1):
>>    Software outside of an init system's implementation may not require
>>    a specific init system to be pid 1, although degraded operation is
>>    tolerable.
>>    Maintainers are encouraged to accept technically sound patches
>>    to enable improved interoperation with various init systems.
> Voting in favour (i.e. Resolution, FD).

I think it is a very bad idea to vote on a resolution proposed in
anger, pretty much regardless of the contents.


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