rely meant to write that mediating between people and making good
long-term technical decisions for the project are probably two
Your original email stated as much when you wrote that "[often] the
conflict is not at the technical side."
ike machines. They
are burdened by ideas and have fears and hopes. Plus, some do not
lightheartedly express how they feel. Solving conflicts in a unified
system brings all that out in one place, and makes peace.
and Technical Committee should be
able provide independent solutions of their own design. Ideally, the
judges at the lower level, i.e. the Community Team, would be elected.
Thank you for your hard work on the Technical Committee!
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On Wed, Nov 18, 2020 at 10:21 AM Matthew Vernon wrote:
> I invite the technical committee to rule that:
What a great read! This message must be among the best prepared, and
most polite, to come before the committee.
affected, could we make (2) our goal, and allow (1) until then?
> there will be no better way for sure.
Please do not despair. I offered full vendoring only in the interest
of compromise, which I believe is a worthwhile goal just like the
consensus we are working on. As a project, we are looking for a better
sider its willingness to engage
with one party without the other present. The dignity of the Technical
Committee—Debian's highest and most hallowed body—could suffer.
the appearance of
impartiality can become as important a factor in the legal review of
fairness as actual impartiality."
The State of Hawai'i publishes a simpler guidance prohibiting private
communications with a judge. 
escription is now live on our website. 
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