Re: Results of the Lenny release GR
On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 12:42:12AM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 12, 2009 at 08:37:06AM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> > I know you didn't explicitly request being appointed Secretary; it sort of
> > happened "by accident", but you had the opportunity to refuse all the time,
> > so I must take it that you accept it, at least temporarily.
> This is not true. The constitution specifies that when there is no
> Secretary, the chair of the Technical Committee serves as Acting Secretary.
> To refuse the post of Acting Secretary, Bdale would have to step down as TC
This doesn't change anything. When he accepted his position as TC chair, he
was accepting that he could become Acting Secretary under certain
It's not like he was blackmailed to become Secretary.
The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."