Re: General Resolution: Declassification of debian-private list archives
* Wouter Verhelst:
>> > 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.
>> If I read the constitution correctly, you cannot decide such a thing
>> by GR.
> Just for clarity, by "such a thing", you mean "order the DPL to do
> something", right?
> First of all, I do think we can, per 4.1.3 (as others have already
> pointed out). However, I don't think that is relevant; "Debian will seek
> to do foo" doesn't mean "Debian will do foo", and "This process will be
> undertaken under the following constraints" means "if done, this is how
> it'll be done". In other words, I don't think it's a violation of the
> text if we eventually end up not doing it.
Ah, I didn't read it this way, but it makes sense. This means that
the whole thing is basically completely unnecessary because the DPL
could already form a declassification team if he wants.