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Re: Donations

On Mon, Jun 12, 2006 at 09:23:53AM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org>
> >         How about simplifying the strictures in the constitution to
> >  something like this:
> That seems a substantial power transfer to the DPL, with the related loss
> of scrutiny.  It may not cause problems now, but it's quite a bet on
> the financial prudence of all future DPLs.  Is it possible to simplify
> the constitution, while keeping a similar level of public scrutiny as
> the current SPI partner approval process?
> Would making the list of approved organisations a foundation document
> do that, or make it even stronger?

That would be too cumbersome. While having to vote on allowing changes
to the list of approved organizations is a measure that could have some
merit (though I'm not convinced it's actually necessary), requiring
a supermajority for that is excessive.

Fun will now commence
  -- Seven Of Nine, "Ashes to Ashes", stardate 53679.4

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