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Re: Alternate proposal for Declassification of debian-private archives

Simon Richter <sjr@debian.org> writes:

> Hello,
> Jérôme Marant wrote:
>> What is this supposed to mean? If no comments have been made by the
>> author for eight weeks, messages will be automatically declassified?
>> It looks like a kind of opt out to me.
> True. It may be an idea to have another proposed amendment reversing the 
> logic, and see how the people decide.

I agree.

> [two paragraphs about redacting articles]
>> Why is this necessary in addition to the following paragraph? Maybe I
>> did not understand correctly.
> I think it's meant to show that there is the option of removing personal 
> information but leaving the remainder of the post unchanged. If no such 
> paragraph were present, people would simply say no and not think about 
> the option. It's not a formal necessity, but since this GR is not going 
> to become part of the constitution but rather a guideline on how to act, 
> it is a good thing to spell everything out.

I see. Thank you.

>>>    - the list of posts to be declassified will be made available to
>>>      developers two weeks before publication, so that the decisions
>> Two weeks is too short to review, IMO.
> I didn't read that as a hard time limit between announcement and 
> publication, but rather as the minimum wait time.

I'd like a confirmation if possible.


Jérôme Marant

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