Re: Question about Anthony Towns rebutting Branden Robinson
On Thu, Mar 17, 2005 at 05:10:02PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Bill Allombert wrote:
> >So, Anthony, I don't know if you can change your rebuttal, but if you can
> >I would suggest you to remove that part.
> >Also, I suggest rebuttals to be restricted to the plateforms of the other
> >candidates, not the persons (which are already known when drafting the
> I think that section of my rebuttal is entirely accurate (see my
> response to MJ Ray), and perfectly appropriate. It seems completely
> sensible to me for the project to consider whether a candidate will be
> able to follow through on his plans; and I can't imagine why looking at
> past examples would be remotely inappropriate.
You misunderstood my second point: you already knew that Branden was
running when drafting your plateform, so you could have incorporated this
in your plateform instead of the rebuttal. This way, you give a
chance to Branden to address it in his own rebuttal.
Restricting rebuttals to what is in the plateforms of others candidates
is a common practice in this kind of process, and I think Debian should
I note that you are not worried to harm SPI by using involvement in SPI
as a negative point, thus discouraging people to get involved.
Imagine a large red swirl here.