Re: First call for votes for the Lenny release GR
On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 03:43:24PM -0600, Ean Schuessler wrote:
> > Boycotting is unlikely to prevent all ballot options from reaching the
> > quorum requirements, and given the inconsistent application of supermajority
> > requirements by the secretary it is possible that the vote outcome, as
> > determined by the secretary, will not match what the outcome would have been
> > on the same ballot with consistent supermajority requirements.
> I don't see how he is being inconsistent. Honoring DFSG requirement that
> programs come with source shouldn't require a super-majority and neither
> should distributing GPL blobs if they are indeed GPL. All the other
> options require that we distribute software that is not DFSG compliant.
The title of ballot option 5 is a complete fabrication on the part of the
Secretary that has nothing to do with its text. If option 5 had actually
said what the title claims it says, then a different supermajority
requirement might be in order, but that's not the case here.
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