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Re: Alternative proposal: reaffirm maintainers technical competence over the software they maintain

Didier 'OdyX' Raboud <odyx@debian.org> writes:
> Le lundi, 20 octobre 2014, 14.14:58 Joey Hess a écrit :

>> The tech committe made a separate ruling on this question, and
>> decided:

>>> For the record, the TC expects maintainers to continue to
>>> support the multiple available init systems in Debian.  That
>>> includes merging reasonable contributions, and not reverting
>>> existing support without a compelling reason.

>> http://bugs.debian.org/746715

> I didn't understand this as a technically binding ruling, rather as a
> forewarning to maintainers, from the TC; this is underlined by the "the
> TC expects" rather than explicitly using one of the TC powers (§6.1).

When voting on this, I understood it to fall under the TC's authority to
issue technical advice to the project, not under any of the TC
decision-making powers.

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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