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Bug#750135: Initial draft of resolution

Proposed for your consideration and checked into git for your editing:

Background/Rationale (Constitution 6.1(5)): 

1. In #750135, the
technical committee was asked by Manuel Fernandez Montecelo who should
be the maintainer of the aptitude projectp.  He had been actively committing until his commit access was removed by Daniel Hartwig.  Manuel  and Daniel took over development of aptitude in 2011 with the support of Christian Perrier, an admin for the aptitude alioth project.  There was friction between Manuel and Daniel, which eventually resulted in  Manuel's commit access being revoked by Daniel.  Since then, Daniel has become inactive, and did not comment on the issue when requested by the technical committee.

2) During the discussion of this issue, Christian proposed that he and
Axel Beckert could watch the social aspects of aptitude development
and restore Manuel's commit access.  Christian still has
administrative rights and believes he has the technical power to implement his proposal.  However he wants review from a broader audience before implementing that proposal.

Advice (Constitution 6.1.5):

1.  The technical committee agrees that Christian has the power to implement his proposal and encourages him to do so.

2.  The committee agrees that restoring Manuel's committ access is a
good step to move Aptitude development forward.  Since there is a
clear way to accomplish this goal within the existing Aptitude project
support that approach.

3.  We hope that Christian and Axel will work to managed the social
aspects of the Aptitude project, working to recruit new developers,
building a stronger Aptitude development community, and establishing
policies and procedures that promote a collaborative team.  Sometimes
the skills necessary to grow a community ar different than the skills
to develop a project.  Through this approach we hope the Aptitude
community will gain both sets of skills.

4.  We thank Manuel for bringing this matter to our attention and
apologize for our delay in resolving this matter.

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