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Call for votes: Repeal the 2005 vote for declassification of the debian-private mailing list

[ Amazing as it might seem for this issue, I forgot to sign my
  mail. Here it is again. Apologies for the duplication ]

Debian Project Secretary,

It has been two weeks since I posted my GR proposal [1] to the
debian-vote mailing list, containing the text that follows:

[1] Message-ID: <20160902041505.GD3030@gwolf.org>


Title: Acknowledge that the debian-private list will remain private.

1. The 2005 General Resolution titled "Declassification of debian-private
   list archives" is repealed.
2. In keeping with paragraph 3 of the Debian Social Contract,
   Developers are strongly encouraged to use the debian-private mailing
   list only for discussions that should not be disclosed.

=== END GR TEXT ===

This text was seconded by Thibaut Paumard [2], Didier Raboud [3], Bart
Martens [4], Holger Levsen [5], Ondrej Sury [6].

[2] <640be3bf-1a3b-3396-18d0-17422f88ee33@debian.org>
[3] <2441667.sC8J3kiFyD@gyllingar>
[4] <1474443004.3643.2.camel@debian.org>
[5] <20160908143232.GA29504@layer-acht.org>
[6] <20160919194619.GA27196@lettie.labs.nic.cz>

There are two other proposals that should be part of this same vote:
Ian Jackson's, informally proposed as follows, and formally proposed
on [7]:


 Title: Acknowledge difficulty of declassifying debian-private

 1. The Debian Project regrets the non-implementation of the 2005
    General Resolution titled "Declassification of debian-private list
    archives".  That General Resolution is hereby repealed.

 2. In case volunteers should come forward: Permission remains for the
    list archives (of any messages, whether posted before or after
    this resolution) to be declassified, provided that the
    declassification process is at least as respecting of the privacy
    of posters to debian-private as the process set out in the 2005
    General Resolution.

 3. Furthermore, the Debian listmasters remain empowered (subject to
    the usual consultation processes within the Debian project) to
    revise the rules governing the privacy and declassification of
    messages to -private.  This includes making measures to make
    declassification more widely applicable, or easier to automate.

 4. But, any weakening of the privacy expectations must not be
    retrospective: changes should apply only to messages posted after
    the rule change has come into force.

 5. In particular, we reaffirm this rule: no part of a posting made to
    -private, which explicitly states that it should not be
    declassified, may be published (without its author's explicit
    consent).  This rule may be changed by the listmasters (para.3,
    above), but only for future messages (para.4, above), and only
    following consultation, and only with ample notice.

 5. Participants are reminded to use -private only when necessary.

=== END GR TEXT ===

[7] <22482.58110.714165.864125@chiark.greenend.org.uk>

Ian's proposal is seconded by Micha Lenk [8], myself [9], Thibaut
Paumard [A], Bas Wijnen [B], Iustin Pop [C]

[8] <41c0a2f7-fd74-f771-ff20-2da2e0e20c60@debian.org>
[9] <20160909214418.GB70246@gwolf.org>
[A] <95941b08-9a21-0a7c-19a8-305f6992d427@debian.org>
[B] <20160921111048.GA5695@spark.dtdns.net>
[C] <20160930211510.zfia4zblg37wwwvh@teal.hq.k1024.org>

Iain lane proposed a third option [D], which reads:


Title: debian-private shall remain private

The text of the GR is replaced with the following.

  1. The 2005 General Resolution titled "Declassification of
     debian-private list archives" is repealed.
  2. There shall be no declassification of any portion of the
     debian-private archives, except in the following
     2a. Participants may declassify their own material.
     2b. Participants may declassify the material of others where
         consent has explicitly been given by the authors of all of the
	 material being declassified.
  3. Participants are reminded to use -private only when necessary.


[D] <20160921100150.yccodof5hrb2szyr@nightingale>

Iain's proposal is seconded by Steve M. Robbins [E], Martin Krafft
[F], Ritesh Raj Sarraf [G], Didier Raboud [H], Brend Zeimetz [I]

[E] <1683290.Ra2cpX6gGv@riemann>
[F] <20160922054733.h4gfzhivpqlcrg37@fishbowl.rw.madduck.net>
[G] <1474532367.3027.1.camel@researchut.com>
[H] <1517510.T7ciT8dn6h@gyllingar>
[I] <f3e16abf-09f9-38a6-35ea-f3c4eaf866b5@debian.org>

Having all options reached the needed number of Seconds, and following
TTBOMK the Debian Constitution (particularly section A.2), I hereby
call for a vote on this issue.

Thank you very much,

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