Bug#727708: init system coupling etc.
Keith Packard writes ("Bug#727708: init system coupling etc."):
> I agree with you that this is an important issue which needs to be
> resolved within the Debian project. I also want to make it clear that I
> support the goal of having the project provide a clear policy statement
> about this issue in the short term.
> The discussions held within the context of the default init bug were
> fruitful, and without rancor, which makes me hopeful that the project
> membership can drive this issue to consensus in the near future through
> the usual policy editing process. As such I'd like to amend this
> proposed ballot with an additional option:
I don't think this is likely but I can see why you would want to try
> * The TC chooses to not pass a resolution on this issue at the current time.
> This is different from FD as it says the TC will not continue
> discussions on this issue, although it could well restart them if the
> people involved in the policy editing process come to an impasse. It's
> also different from 'T' in that it will allow us to revisit this in the
> future without needing to overturn a previous decision.
And it is different from FD in that if enough people outside the TC
feel that the issue needs to be decided now, it signals that the time
for them to propose a GR has come.
> Thank you for your consideration.
And thanks for engaging with the process in a constructive way.