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Re: Debian Weekly News - November 28th, 2006

Bill Allombert writes ("Re: Debian Weekly News - November 28th, 2006"):
> For example developers have executive power over their packages, but the
> Debian Policy group has legislative power to set up policies that
> packages should follow and the technical commity has judicial power to
> ensure the policy are followed.

This is a completely wrong understanding.  In your example, the TC is
able to determine the content of policy as well as to ask for
particular fixes to packages, and if the TC thinks that policy is
wrong or inapplicable or whatever it will decide what it thinks is

Debian does not have the separation of powers you describe.


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