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Re: call for seconds: on firmware

On Sun, Nov 30, 2008 at 04:20:38PM -0800, Steve Langasek wrote:
>On Sat, Nov 15, 2008 at 09:45:56AM -0600, Debian Project Secretary wrote:
>>,----[ Proposal 4: Allow release managers leeway to include non-dfsg bits as needed ]
>>|  Debian's priorities are our users and free software. We don't trade
>>|  them against each other. However during getting an release out of the
>>|  door, decisions need to be done how to get a rock stable release of the
>>|  high quality Debian is known for, release more or less on time, and to
>>|  minimize the usage of problematic software. We acknowledge that there
>>|  is more than just one minefield our core developers and the release
>>|  team are working at.
>>|  We as Developers at large continue to trust our release team to follow
>>|  all these goals, and therefor encourage them to continue making
>>|  case-by-case-decisions as they consider fit, and if necessary
>>|  authorize these decisions.
>>|  (Since this option overrides the SC, I believe it would require 3:1
>>|  majority)
>This (and the vote web page) is missing one of the spelling corrections from
><20081109151358.GM28730@mails.so.argh.org>: therefor -> therefore.
>I would also suggest the following changes; Andi, I'd appreciate if you
>would acknowledge these under A.1.6 of the SRP:
>  s/ during/, while/
>  s/an release/a release/
>  s/need to be done/need to be made about/
>  s/rock stable/rock-stable/

  s/the release team are/the release team is/

>  s/working at/working in/
>  s/case-by-case-decisions/case-by-case decisions/
>  s/authorize these decisions/we authorize these decisions/
>None of these changes are intended to change the meaning of the resolution;
>if I've misunderstood the intended meaning of the resolution, let me know
>and I'll propose different wording to clarify those points.
>Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
>Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
>Ubuntu Developer                                    http://www.debian.org/
>slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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