Re: Amendment: Enhance requirements for General resolutions
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Joerg Jaspert wrote:
> and here is the promised amendment which will require a maximum of
> floor(Q) developers to second a GR.
> PROPOSAL START
> General Resolutions are an important framework within the Debian
> Project. Yet, in a project the size of Debian, the current requirements
> to initiate one are too small.
> Therefore the Debian project resolves that
> a) The constitution gets changed to not require K developers to sponsor
> a resolution, but floor(Q). [see §4.2(1)]
> b) Delaying a decision of a Delegate or the DPL [§4.2(2.2)],
> as well as resolutions against a shortening of discussion/voting
> period or to overwrite a TC decision [§4.2(2.3)] requires floor(Q)
> developers to sponsor the resolution.
> c) the definition of K gets erased from the constitution. [§4.2(7)]
> (Numbers in brackets are references to sections in the constitution).
> PROPOSAL END
> Practical changes: Taking the definitions of the latest GR we had,
> Current Developer Count = 1018
> Q ( sqrt(#devel) / 2 ) = 15.9530561335438
> K min(5, Q ) = 5
> Quorum (3 x Q ) = 47.8591684006314
> this will mean that future GRs would need 15 other people to support
> your idea.
Bernd Zeimetz Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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