Re: Bundled votes and the secretary
On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 09:58:09AM +0100, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> from http://www.debian.org/vote/2006/vote_007#majorityreq
> 4. We give priority to the timely release of Etch over sorting every
> bit out; for this reason, we will treat removal of sourceless
> firmware as a best-effort process, and deliver firmware in udebs
> as long as it is necessary for installation (like all udebs), and
> firmware included in the kernel itself as part of Debian Etch, as
> long as we are legally allowed to do so, and the firmware is
> distributed upstream under a license that complies with the DFSG.
> and from the current vote:
> 4. We give priority to the timely release of Lenny over sorting
> every bit out; for this reason, we will treat removal of
> sourceless firmware as a best-effort process, and deliver
> firmware as part of Debian Lenny as long as we are legally
> allowed to do so.
> Now explain to me how a genuine interpretation of the Constitution let
> the former need simple majority and the latter super majority.
The biggest difference is the "under a license that complies with
the DFSG" part. There is also the udeb part that's different.
Note that we also have the an option (choice 5) with the "under a
license that complies with the DFSG" part and that doesn't have the
3:1 majority requirement.