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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
>>  complex.
> 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 <srivasta@debian.org> <http://www.debian.org/~srivasta/>  
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