Re: Updating the Policy Editors delegation
- To: Russ Allbery <email@example.com>
- Cc: Ian Jackson <firstname.lastname@example.org>, Lucas Nussbaum <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: Updating the Policy Editors delegation
- From: Raphael Hertzog <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 6 Jan 2014 19:02:00 +0100
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On Mon, 06 Jan 2014, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Ian Jackson <email@example.com> writes:
> > This is all very well but I think de jure they aren't a delegated team,
> > and the distinction is defined in the constitution. This is not
> > trivially bypassable, because a delegated team is one who derives their
> > powers from the DPL and the constitution limits the powers of the DPL.
> I believe that deciding on the mechanisms and machinery whereby the
> project as a whole will work out its technical policy (as opposed to
> disputes over the contents of that policy itself) falls nicely under 5.1.4
> and 5.1.9, particularly the latter.
Agreed, the role of policy editors is to maintain a document. The fact
that it's also uploaded in Debian as a package is just a technicality.
Would ftpmasters stop being a delegated team the day where they package
dak again ? I don't think so.
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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