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From: Donnie Berkholz <dberkholz@g.o>
Subject: Re: Council discuss: overlapping council terms of two years
Date: Thu, 4 Aug 2011 13:08:06 -0700
On 18:15 Tue 02 Aug     , Fabian Groffen wrote:
> > > Right, which means to me that if the council agrees on a certain change
> > > to GLEP39, it has to organise a full developer vote with all the
> > > supporting material for the change.
> > 
> >  But, you are saying that the council has to approve changes for glep
> >  39 before they can come to a vote. This would mean that say a majority
> >  of developers doesn't like something in glep 39, but the council
> >  doesn't approve the change. That change will never come to a vote. In
> >  other words, the council has control of the rules that govern it. Is
> >  that what you are intending?
> 
> I think yes, if the council regarding GLEP39 thinks A, but the dev
> population B, then it is unlikely the council will vote for B.  However,
> the dev population should vote for other council members that do support
> B for the next term in that case.

I think the whole idea is rather absurd that the council could disagree 
with a change to GLEP 39 and thus prevent it from going to a 
developer-wide vote, even though they don't think they have the 
authority to change the GLEP.

-- 
Thanks,
Donnie

Donnie Berkholz
Council Member / Sr. Developer
Gentoo Linux
Blog: http://dberkholz.com
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