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Re: Amendment of Proposal - Deferment of Changes from GR 2004-003



* Andreas Barth (aba@not.so.argh.org) [040428 20:19]:
> * Colin Watson (cjwatson@debian.org) [040428 18:25]:
> > > hereby resolves:
> > > 
> > > 1. that the amendments to the Social Contract contained within the
> > >    General Resolution "Editorial Amendments To The Social Contract"
> > >    (2004 vote 003) be immediately rescinded;
> > > 2. that these amendments, which have already been ratified by the Debian
> > >    Project, will be reinstated effective as of September 1, 2004 without
> > >    further cause for deliberation.
> 
> > While I would certainly prefer this to "further discussion", I would
> > like to propose the following amendment. (Alert eyes will note that it's
> > Option C from Jeroen's post yesterday; I drafted the text that forms the
> > basis of that Option anyway. I talked to Jeroen, who says he's currently
> > busy with real-life tasks.)
>  
> >   Points 1. and 2. above are removed and replaced with:
> > 
> >   1. that the following text be appended to the first clause of the
> >   Social Contract:
> > 
> >     We apologize that the current state of some of our documentation and
> >     kernel drivers with binary-only firmware does not live up to this
> >     part of our Social Contract. While Sarge will not meet this standard
> >     in those areas, we promise to rectify this in the following release.

> [...]

> > I'm looking for seconds for this amendment.
> 
> I second hereby your proposals, without or with the small changes I
> proposed above (or that others are going to propose).

I seem to have forgot to sign that mail, so I'm resending (restricted
to -vote). And: Of course this second is also valid for the updated
proposal by Colin.


Cheers,
Andi
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