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Bug#1003653: Revision of removal of rename.ul from package util-linux


On Fri 15 Apr 2022 at 01:14PM -07, Russ Allbery wrote:

> Sean Whitton <spwhitton@spwhitton.name> writes:
>> In this case I believe you need to formally withdraw options A&B and
>> then propose another ballot.
> Minor procedural point: the person proposing the options can also freely
> modify them, so you didn't technically have to withdraw them and could
> instead just alter the options to whatever new text you want.  6.3.2:
>     Any member of the Technical Committee may propose additional ballot
>     options or modify or withdraw a ballot option they proposed.
> (The underlying assumption is that the TC are sophisticated voters who can
> closely track the status of the ballot, so we can err on the side of
> convenience to let proposers rewrite the options to whatever they want.
> If that makes previously acceptable options unacceptable, other TC members
> can always propose new options or reinstate versions of the previous
> options.)

I failed to read "or modify", thank you.

Sean Whitton

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