Re: Possible amendment for Debian Contributors concept (was: Call for seconds: Suspension of the changes of the Project's membership procedures.)
On Tue, 28 Oct 2008, Gaudenz Steinlin wrote:
> > | We realize that the proposal posted to the debian-devel-announce
> > | mailinglist is not yet finalized and may not have the support of a large
> > | part of our community. We invite the DAM to further develop his ideas
> > | in close coordination with other members of the project, and to present
> > | a new and improved proposal on the project's mailinglists in the future,
> > | at least two weeks prior to any planned implementation.
> I would like this to be phrased a bit stronger. IMHO any major change in how
> project membership is handeld should be endorsed by the whole project by GR.
> Would you be willing to add something like this?
My initial version didn't even have the 'at least two ..' wording in it,
instead I expected it to read as "present on lists, wait for feedback,
only then implement".
Maybe it could be written as
| [..] We invite the DAM to further develop his ideas
| in close coordination with other members of the project, and to present
| a new and improved proposal on the project's mailinglists in the future.
| Significant changes should only be implemented after consensus within
| the project at large has been reached, or when decided by a general
How would that sound? Do you have a specific other wording you would
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