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Re: Call for seconds: DFSG violations in Lenny (new proposal)

On Tue, Nov 11, 2008 at 03:39:40PM +0100, Robert Millan wrote:
> I'm responding to this by proposing the following alternate option:
> | The Social Contract is our promise to the free software community.
> |
> | Neither the Release Team, nor any selected group of individuals, is
> | empowered to ammend the Social Contract, or grant exceptions to it;
> | Only the developers as a whole may do so, subject to the conditions in
> | section 4 of the Constitution.
> |
> | We acknowledge that such exceptions have been granted in the past (for
> | Sarge and for Etch), and that at the time of writing, a proposal that
> | might grant a similar exception for Lenny is scheduled to be voted on.
> |
> | We encourage any developers who -now and in the future- feel that one such
> | exception would be justified, to participate in its discussion and try to
> | reach consensus that can be endorsed by the majority of the project.
> Subject to the condition that, if my option gets enough sponsors, the
> Secretary would accept including it with Andreas' in a separate
> ballot.


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