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Re: First call for votes for the Lenny release GR

----- "Steve Langasek" wrote:
> Yes, because it's not a supersession of the Foundation Document; it's either
> a position statement or an override of a decision by a delegate.  Position
> statements are not binding; overrides of delegates can only override
> decisions that have actually been taken.  Either way, if 50%+1 of the
> project wants to order a project delegate to do something that contradicts
> the Social Contract, there's no constitutional basis for having the
> Secretary prevent them from doing so.  *The Secretary is an officer of the
> constitution, not of the Social Contract*.

Is now an inappropriate time to start a GR to formally recognize the Social Contract as a component of the constitution? The notion that the Social Contract (our purpose and motivation) is less binding that the Constitution (how we get things done) seems nonsensical in the extreme.

Ean Schuessler, CTO Brainfood.com
ean@brainfood.com - http://www.brainfood.com - 214-720-0700 x 315

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