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Debian Seeking New Project Secretary

Dec 24, 2008, 13:04 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Britta Wuelfing)

[ Thanks to Britta Wuelfing for this link. ]

"Debian organization's secretary Manoj Srivastava tendered his resignation in an email with the words, "I concede that I have made mistakes with the current set of votes... The amount of vitriol there makes it untenable for me to participate in any efforts to recover from this mess." Srivastava is referring to the recent quarrel over specifics on how to release the next GNU/Linux version named Lenny that lead to a call for votes from developers. On December 14th, the Debian project secretary had issued a First Call for Votes consisting of seven choices, including ones reaffirming Debian's social contract and requesting how to handle its free software guidelines (DFSG)."

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