Re: Proposal - Constitutional Amendment: Associate Foundation Documents to Releases
On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 05:17:46PM -0500, Chad Walstrom wrote:
> I propose to add the following to the Constitution:
> § 5.1.4. Ratified versions of Foundation Documents shall be formally
> associated to specific releases of the Debian system.
This seems to me to be incomplete.
What's a specific release?
Ok, sure, we know what a specific release is today. But how about after
the next major change of the release system?
Does this proposal cause any problems for us if we move to a release
system which doesn't have specific releases?
What does this proposal have to say about "minor releases" which follow a
What does this mean for the existing foundation documents? Do they
"go away" after the current specific release? If so, that's almost
[but not quite] the opposite of what we need for the most recent social