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Re: Team have veto rights, because they can just refuse the work anyway? (Was: Results of the meeting in Helsinki about the Vancouver proposal)

On Sun, Aug 21, 2005 at 11:29:51PM +0200, Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Wouter Verhelst]

> >    b) the three beforementioned teams could already refuse to
> >    support a port anyhow, simply by not doing the work.

> This is not really a valid argument.  If a team in debian refuses to
> accept decisions made by a majority of debian developers, or rejects
> democratic control, this team will just have to be replaced by the DPL.

It's a perfectly sensible thing to say here: from a purely practical
point of view this *could* happen and all the proposal says here is that
that isn't really on.  Instead it says that people need to tell people
why they don't want something to go ahead - discuss things rather than
passively blocking them.  That seems like a good starting point for
dealing with the conflicts that are likely to occur if this happens both
here and in other areas.

"You grabbed my hand and we fell into it, like a daydream - or a fever."

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