Re: First call for votes for the Lenny release GR
On Wed, Dec 17 2008, Luk Claes wrote:
> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> On Wed, Dec 17 2008, Luk Claes wrote:
>>> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Dec 14 2008, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
>>>>> On Sun, Dec 14, 2008 at 03:02:17AM +0000, Debian Project Secretary wrote:
>>>> Seems liek there was plenty of time to change things, and add
>>>> some of the power set options on to the ballot. If I had added options
>>>> willy-nilly, you would have screamed again of abuse of power.
>>> Sure, though you could have followed the procedure or hinted people in
>>> an even saner direction IMHO.
>> I followed the procedure that I think we have followed in the
>> past. We do ont make people jump through "and replace all the words in
>> the proposal by these words" hoops, and we put related proposals on the
>> same ballot. Unfortunately, some of the proposals are not mutually
>> exclusive, so combinations are possible; and I did not want to
>> increase the size of the ballot with combinations; I think had I done
>> that, there would still have been accusations of the ballot being too
> Right, this kind of makes your above point moot IMHO.
Actually, no: as other people are not me; _I_ did not see enough
use in the combination options to want to increase size; other people
seem to have different views. Whether I personally thought that adding
the combo option is pointless does not constrin other people.
Memory should be the starting point of the present.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>
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