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Re: xth wrap-up about statement on diversity, statement may be issued without general resolution (Re: Diversity statement for the Debian Project)

On Fri, Apr 20, 2012 at 09:25:21AM +0200, Stefano Zacchiroli wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 19, 2012 at 09:47:04PM -0400, Filipus Klutiero wrote:
> > The message from Stefano Zacchiroli quoted below includes a wrap-up
> > (of the wrap-up (of the...)) about the statement on diversity in
> > contributors proposed by Francesca Ciceri.
> > Stefano asked to publish it in #669011, although the statement is
> > not approved.

> I beg you pardon? It's been approved by me with that mail, after having
> given time to comment on that to readers of this list. Also, please note
> how -project was Cc:-ed on my request already (see
> https://lists.debian.org/debian-project/2012/04/msg00073.html) so it's
> not clear to me why you felt there was a need to give this "warning"
> kind of mail.

Perhaps because under the constitution, position statements are a power that
the developers exercise under GR, not a power that the DPL has?

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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