Re: "rms-open-letter" GR choice 2: sign https://rms-support-letter.github.io/
On Thu, Apr 01, 2021 at 09:11:29PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Phil Morrell <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > Do the additional proposals made in that week mean the discussion period
> > has automatically been extended? Is the Secretary simply being pragmatic
> > here, executing discretion before announcing the start of the voting
> > period? Or perhaps the DPL has likely requested another alteration?
> Debian constitution A.2:
> 1. The proposer or a sponsor of a motion or an amendment may call for a
> vote, providing that the minimum discussion period (if any) has
> 2. The proposer or any sponsor of a resolution may call for a vote on that
> resolution and all related amendments.
> The vote does not automatically commence after the end of the discussion
> period. Someone who is a proposer or sponsor has to explicitly call for
There is also this in 4.2:
4. The minimum discussion period is 2 weeks, but may be varied by up
to 1 week by the Project Leader. The Project Leader has a casting
vote. There is a quorum of 3Q.
The DPL changed the minimum time for the discussion period to 1 week.
The discussion period is over when a vote is called.