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Re: Asking DPL to shorten Discussion Period for rms-open-letter

On Thu, Mar 25, 2021 at 12:13:19AM +0200, Jonathan Carter wrote:
> On 2021/03/24 23:19, Sam Hartman wrote:
> > I suspect that the issues surrounding the open letter asking rms to step
> > down and for the FSF board to resign are fairly well understood at this
> > point.
> > It's been an ongoing issue.
> > 
> > I don't think we're going to get much benefit out of a prolonged
> > discussion, and I think that there is significant benefit in acting
> > quickly in this instance.
> > So, I'd like to ask the DPL to consider shortening the discussion
> > period.
> > 
> > It's possible that circumstances may arise requiring more
> > than a week's discussion.
> > But unless that happens I think we would all be happier spending less
> > rather than more time on this issue.
> > I suspect most people already have their  minds made up.
> If Steve, as proposer of the GR is comfortable with shortening the
> discussion period to one week, then I will use the DPL powers as per
> section 4.2.4 of our constitution to enact that.

I am more than happy with this.

I see no reason for a prolonged discussion.  Ratifying someone else's
statement is by its nature an up or down vote.

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
Ubuntu Developer                                   https://www.debian.org/
slangasek@ubuntu.com                                     vorlon@debian.org

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