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Re: Re-thinking Debian membership

On Fri, Oct 24, 2008 at 10:49:35PM +0200, Ana Guerrero wrote:
> >   Concrete proposal: max(Q, 20) endorsements, two existing members
> >   together can veto. The veto can be done anonymously via the Debian
> >   Account Manager to avoid peer pressure to not veto. The DAM only
> >   counts the endorsements and vetos, and does not make judgement calls.
> >   All endorsements and vetos must happen within 30 days.
> I think max (Q, 20) is a high number, maybe max (Q, 10) ?
> And as well, 2 person vetoing seems like a small number, maybe 4 or 5?

I see a significant flaw here.

If endorsement is bound to Q, than veto shall be bound to Q as well.
I don't see way one should and the other shouldn't.

Most generally, I think that each time we write down numbers of people
which are implicitly assumed to represent a fraction of Debian project
members, those numbers should always be bound to Q.


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