Re: Proposal to delay the decition of the DPL of the withdrawal of the Package Policy Committee delegation
Marc Haber <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 03:39:38PM -0500, Debian Project Secretary wrote:
> > There are three ways policy can be changed: [...]
> > c) The DPL can delegate people with the power to change policy.
> If c) implies that the DPL can delegate the power to change policy to
> himself, then there needs to be d) the DPL.
DPL may not delegate to him/herself. Constitution s5.1.1 para 2:
"The Leader may define an area of ongoing responsibility or a specific
decision and hand it over to another Developer or to the Technical
Does anything contradict that? Are people posting without looking?
Even if the DPL can change policy as a result of other powers (urgency
or whatever, but I don't see why), it should still be done in a way
"consistent with the consensus of the opinions of the Developers" and
"avoid overemphasizing their own point of view". Yeah, right(!)
Hope that explains,
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