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Re: GR: Selecting the default init system for Debian

Russ Allbery writes ("Re: GR: Selecting the default init system for Debian"):
> Ian Jackson <ijackson@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes:
> > I do think that the proper process is for the TC to make a decision at
> > this stage.  The way I read the constitution and the context is that it
> > is the TC's job.  Evidently you disagree.  But there are certainly
> > things that some TC members are suggesting which would lead me myself to
> > want to propose or sponsor a GR to overturn it.
> As a TC member, I dislike the supermajority requirement for the project to
> overturn a TC decision by GR, particularly in this case.  I think we would
> all be extremely unhappy if the TC voted one way on the default init
> system and the project then voted a different way by a 60% majority.

I agree.  I think that would be quite bad.  We could explicitly state
in our TC resolution that the TC decision can be vacated by General
Resolution on a simple majority.


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