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Re: GR Proposal 2: Declassification of -private



On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 04:09:58PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> Thus, I propose that the Debian project resolve that:
> 
> ---
> In accordance with principles of openness and transparency, Debian will
> seek to declassify and publish posts of historical or ongoing significance
> made to the Debian Private Mailing List.
> 
> This process will be undertaken under the following constraints:
> 
>   * The Debian Project Leader will delegate one or more volunteers
>     to form the "debian-private declassification team".
> 
>   * The team will automatically declassify and publish posts made to
>     that list that are three or more years old, with the following
>     exceptions:
> 
>     - the author and other individuals quoted in messages being reviewed
>       will be contacted, and allowed between four and eight weeks
>       to comment;
> 
>     - posts that reveal financial information about individuals or
>       organisations other than Debian, will have that information
>       removed;
> 
>     - requests by the author of a post for that post not to be published
>       will be honoured;
> 
>     - posts of no historical or other relevance, such as vacation
>       announcements, or posts that have no content after personal
>       information is removed, will not be published, unless the author
>       requests they be published;
> 
>     - comments by others who would be affected by the publication of
>       the post will also be taken into account by the declassification
>       team;
> 
>     - the list of posts to be declassified will be made available to
>       developers two weeks before publication, so that the decisions
>       of the team may be overruled by the developer body by General
>       Resolution, if necessary -- in the event such a resolution is
>       introduced (ie, proposed and sponsored), the declassification
>       and publication of messages specified by the resolution will be
>       deferred until the resolution has been voted on.
> ---

I second this proposal.


Kurt

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