On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 04:17:23PM +0100, Adeodato Simó wrote: > I hate complex ballots. They tend to work against the goal of a vote, > which is getting a crystal clear assessment on the opinions of the > Developers. > > This vote is at 5 options already, with 2 more underway. I want to > propose, and get consensus on it, to logically split the vote in two or > three simple ballots, one for each of the orthogonal issues at hand. > > These issues are (in the order they should be voted on): > > 1. Do we require source for firmware in main. > > I don't think we have ever had this vote, and it's about time that > we do, *without bundling it with somebody else*. This is Peter > Palfrader's proposal at . > > This vote has two options in it. > > 2. Do we allow the Release Team to use without a GR <suite>-ignore > tags on bugs for violations of the SC. > > We haven't had this vote either, and it seems now it would be good > to have it. > > This vote also has two options on it, eg. something akin to Andreas > Barth's proposal  on one side, and Robert's reply  on the other. > > 3. What do we do for Lenny. > > The necessity for this vote depends on the results of the two votes > above, and I think it should have at most 3 options: delay Lenny > until all firmware issues known by some date are solved: (a) > allowing source-less, (b) not allowing source-less; or don't delay it. > > I'm a bit lost as to what I could get done in order to have this go > forward, since there have been a lot of seconds for the various options. > I do think it would be a Good Thing. I'm CC'ing secretary@ and leader@ > to see what they think. I second this. Notice, however, that my alternate option to Andreas' proposal hasn't got enough sponsors yet: > : http://lists.debian.org/debian-vote/2008/11/msg00086.html -- Robert Millan The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."
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