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Re: GR: Selecting the default init system for Debian

Russ Allbery <rra@debian.org> writes:
> "Didier 'OdyX' Raboud" <odyx@debian.org> writes:
>> Le dimanche, 19 janvier 2014, 12.39:01 Ian Jackson a écrit :
>>> 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.
>> I don't think our constitution allows a resolution of the TC to change 
>> how §4.1.4 has to be interpreted for a GR overriding it[0]. It would 
>> certainly need to be checked with the secretary (CC'ed, just in case).
> Personally, I think we should amend the constitution to remove this
> requirement, but in the meantime, it's obviously possible for the TC to
> change its own decision.  So, failing any other approach, the TC can
> simply vote to adopt the GR decision as its own decision, which only
> requires a simple majority in the TC (assuming this isn't a matter that
> involves a maintainer override).
> I'll defer to the secretary on whether it makes sense for the TC to do
> this in advance, or whether to be formally correct we would have to do
> so after the GR had passed.

If you do this in advance, we get the chance for a nice infinite
recursion if the outcome of the GR is to defer the decision to the TC.

More popcorn!


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