Bug#741573: Proposed draft of ballot to resolve menu/desktop question
>>>>> "Don" == Don Armstrong <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Don> On Sun, 16 Aug 2015, Didier 'OdyX' Raboud wrote:
>> What about "just" adding Keith's proposal to the ballot, and let
>> the Condorcet magic act?
Don> This has sort of been my plan; I just have not had enough spare
Don> cycles in the past few weeks (grant deadlines) to have the time
Don> necessary to work through Keith's plan and shift it into a
Don> specific patch to policy.
If you add Keith's proposal as well as an explanation of our technical
objection to what debian-policy came up with it, I might even vote for
If you were to add a recommendation to ballot option B that under 6.1.5
we ask debian-policy to consider Keith's proposal, I'd prefer that to
the current text.
If you simply add a ballot option for Keith's proposal without text in
the decision explaining our technical objection to option A/B, I'll
disagree with it as strongly as I can. (Read, I'd probably feel
strongly enough to fight the issue in other fora if I was in the rough
While we're not overturning anything in the sense of an override here, I
think we owe an explanation for our actions, and I feel really strongly