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Re: First call for votes for the GFDL position statement



This one time, at band camp, Helen Faulkner said:
> Anton Zinoviev wrote:
> 
> [...]
> 
> > The Project Secretary is the author of the text that was used as a
> > basis for the proposal in Choice 1.  Of course as a sympathiser of a
> > position somewhat opposite to my position it comes natural to him to
> > try to oppose my proposal[2].  Nevertheless during the discussions in
> > debian-vote he made some statements that make me think very seriously
> > whether he is ruling conscientiously his office as Project Secretary
> > and whether he is taking illegally advantage of his position.  As an
> > illustration, please read the following quotation:
> > 
> > 
> >>       Thankfully, Debian is not a democracy. We may vote on some
> >>   issues, but that does not mean we are a democratically run
> >>   organisation. The powers of various offices is spelled out in the
> >>   constitution.
> >>
> >>       In this specific case, I am not going to let the spectre of
> >>   democracy spur me into doing something I consider wrong. In a true
> >>   democracy, I would either do what my constituency required even if
> >>   I thought it wrong, or resign.  In Debian, I am permitted to do
> >>   what I think is right, in as unbiased a manner as I can, until I
> >>   am removed from my post.
> 
> What is the source of this and your other quotation from the Debian Project
> Secretary?   I can't find the post on debian-vote.

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HTH,
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