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Re: call for seconds: on firmware

* Neil McGovern (neilm@debian.org) [081117 00:27]:
> On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 01:17:08PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> > Given that no GR has been passed to specifically override the release team
> > decision, I think it's fairly clear that a vote of further discussion
> > would leave the decision with the previous decision-making body, in this
> > case the release team as DPL delegates.
> I believe that one of the arguments used is that by doing so, the RT
> would be overriding a foundation document, and developers cannot do so
> without $higher_power.

Though I agree that the release team cannot put any foundation document
aside, I don't think the release team is overriding the social contract,
but chooses a certain interpretation (that I think is the correct one
btw). Other people obviously prefer a different interpretation, and so
the relevant question is: Whose interpretation is the binding one?
Currently, it seems to me that unless decided otherwise by a GR, the
release team has the final say (as explained by Russ).


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