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

Bill Allombert <allomber@math.u-bordeaux.fr> wrote:

> On Tue, Jun 22, 2004 at 04:43:29PM +0100, Colin Watson wrote:
>> > 
>> > 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
>> ballot.
> For example:
> <http://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2004/05/msg00220.html>
> <http://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2004/05/msg00396.html>

Which are statements by Anthony, who has delegated his responsibility on
this topic.

> <http://lists.debian.org/debian-ctte/2004/06/msg00002.html>

| Therefore:
|  * The Developers must decide whether to waive or amend the Social
|    Contract.  If no waiver is forthcoming, then Sarge will not be
|    released until all of the problematic material has been sorted
|    out.

This contradicts what you said, instead of supporting it. 

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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