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Re: First call for votes for the Lenny release GR

On Tue, Dec 16 2008, Steve McIntyre wrote:

> On Tue, Dec 16, 2008 at 04:27:22PM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
>>This is where I have a strong disagreement with Manoj and apparently with
>>you.  I don't think there's any justification in the constitution for
>>requiring a developer statement about the project's sense of the meaning
>>of the SC and the DFSG to have a 3:1 majority, or to make a developer
>>override to enforce that sense of the meaning.
>>Both the override and the statement about the meaning of the documents
>>should require 1:1.  3:1 should only be required when the documents are
>>explicitly superseded or changed, not just for making a project statement
>>about their interpretation.
> And that's my interpretation too. I think the constitution is quite
> clear here.

        Frankly, if you want a non-binding position statement you should
 make that explicit; the developers resove via a general resolution
 actions that go against a foundation document need the supermajority,
 in my opinion.


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