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Re: What your ballot should look like if you're in favor of releasing sarge

On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 05:35:07PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 21, 2004 at 12:41:04AM -0500, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > It is precisely because we all agree on the importance of releasing
> > sarge soon that we have proposed so many paths to reaching this goal.
> > This is an effort to build consensus, not a lack of consensus on our
> > part.  Debian is a large community, and it's not easy to know what the
> > outcome of such a vote will be before it happens.  The range of ballot
> > options has been provided partly in the hope that at least *one* among
> > these options will receive the necessary support from developers and
> > will put us back on the road to releasing sarge.
> This rely on the premices that at least some options will allow to release
> sarge sooner. Unfortunately discussions on debian-vote involving the
> release manager and the ctte had made clear to me that none of the
> ballot options will have positive effect on the release of sarge, making
> the exercise rather pointless, the reason being, all the options focus
> on the previous SC change and side-step the real issue which is the
> change of the release policy. I see no evidence that any changes of the
> SC will imply change in the release policy allowing to release sarge
> sooner.

Can you please refer me to the discussions in question? As far as I can
tell, both Steve and I (release assistants) have an entirely different
impression, and between us we proposed some of the options on the

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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