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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free, Draft 2

Dale Scheetz wrote:
> We have resolution control via our Constitution, but I would suggest that
> that "Constitutional" apparatus does not have the authority to modify The
> Social Contract which predates it. 

Debian Constitution


4. The Developers by way of General Resolution or election

4.1. Powers

Together, the Developers may:

   1.Appoint or recall the Project Leader.

   2.Amend this constitution, provided they agree with a 3:1 majority.

   3.Override any decision by the Project Leader or a Delegate.

   4.Override any decision by the Technical Committee, provided they agree
     with a 2:1 majority.

   5.Issue nontechnical policy documents and statements.

     These include documents describing the goals of the project, its
     relationship with other free software entities, and nontechnical policies
     such as the free software licence terms that Debian software must meet.

     They may also include position statements about issues of the day.

   6.Together with the Project Leader and SPI, make decisions about property
     held in trust for purposes related to Debian. (See §9.1.)



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