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Re: closing mailing lists (was: spamcop)

On Tue, Sep 26, 2006 at 06:05:10PM +0100 or thereabouts, Andrew Saunders wrote:
> On 9/26/06, Stephen <stephen.d.allen@gmail.com> wrote:
> >It should be, pretty much everything else in the Debian Project calls
> >for votes in order for a consensus.
> Heh - not quite. :-) The Constitution [1] spells out the
> organisational structure for formal decision-making within the
> Project. Have a read; decision-making by plebiscite is certainly not
> the norm and on the rare occasions when it does happen, only
> developers have the right to vote.

This appears only relevant to assets and The Debian project as a whole.

> Nothing stops devs polling their users and taking public opinion into
> consideration when coming to a decision. But if they do so it's by
> their own choice and the outcome of such a vote will be for
> informational purposes only and entirely non-binding.
> [1] http://www.debian.org/devel/constitution

Nothing there appears relevant to the operation of the debian-user e-mail
list or any other e-mail list. :(

When angry, count four; when very angry, swear.
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