Ian Jackson <ijack...@chiark.greenend.org.uk> writes: >> Formal proposal for amendment to Gunnar's GR: delete all, and replace >> with: >> >> 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 That General Resolution is hereby repealed.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.
I think you mean retroactive here, not retrospective. >> 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. Seconded (with or without the minor wording nit), since I think this should be on the ballot. (Not sure yet which option I'll be voting for.) -- Russ Allbery (r...@debian.org) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>
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