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Re: Moving contrib and non-free of master.debian.org

On Wed, Jun 23, 1999 at 12:30:08AM -0600, Richard Stallman wrote:
>     The ballot will contain the options:
>     1) create nonfree.debian.org domain
>     2) create official.debian.org domain
>     3) keep the current situation
> This way of holding the vote would tend to split the support for
> change.  I worry that 100 people might vote for 1, 100 people might vote
> for 2, while 110 people might vote for 3--and 3 would win.
> I suspect that most of the people who prefer 1 would consider 2 better
> than 3, and most of the people who prefer 2 would consider 1 better
> than 3.  So I think it is better to vote for three alternatives:
> * Split the servers.  (Precisely how, to be determined later.)
> * Don't split the servers.
> * Further discussion.

We can actually vote for our preferences actually...  So if you thought
nonfree.debian was good but official.debian was okay too, you'd vote your
first and second choices.  If you thought failing those we should discuss
it further, you'd vote 3 there.  If you thought the current situation was
unacceptable, you'd leave keep the current situation without a

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>            Debian GNU/Linux developer
PGP: E8D68481E3A8BB77 8EE22996C9445FBE            The Source Comes First!
* Culus thinks we should go to trade shows and see how many people we
  can kill by throwing debian cds at them

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