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Bug#510648: developers-reference: Incorrect statement in the voting section?

On 04/01/09 at 02:50 +0100, Cyril Brulebois wrote:
> Package: developers-reference
> Version: 3.4.0
> Severity: normal
> Hello,
> “3.3 Voting” says:
> | You don't have to track the pre-vote discussions, as the secretary will issue
> | several calls for votes on <debian-devel-announce@lists.debian.org> (and all
> | developers are expected to be subscribed to that list). Democracy doesn't work
> | well if people don't take part in the vote, which is why we encourage all
> | developers to vote. Voting is conducted via GPG-signed/encrypted email
> | messages. 
> That's what I've been thinking for years now, but that doesn't seem to be
> correct. As pointed out to me some weeks ago, vote.debian.org[1] only mentions
> debian-vote@:
> | 1. The electronic mailing list designated is debian-vote@lists.debian.org. This
> | is the authoritative source of the full text of all resolutions, as well as the
> | supporting arguments and other material. Proposals, or sponsorship motions
> | shall not be recognized if sent to any other mailing list. 
>  1. http://www.debian.org/vote/howto_proposal.en.html
> While I think sending call for votes to dda@ is a very nice thing, it only
> looks like being an habit. It'd be nice to either fix your statement, or
> discuss it with vote.debian.org people (and maybe reassigning accordingly), or
> slap me with the bits I may have missed.
> If you want to thank someone, that would be Thomas Weber (X-Debbugs-CC'd).
> Thanks for your time.

Hi KiBi,

Right, let's both try to remember to mention that to the new secretary
(when announced).
| Lucas Nussbaum
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