Commit e9cf8c16 authored by Chloe Kudryavtsev's avatar Chloe Kudryavtsev

[policies] Draft initial conflict resolution

parent d9ef7fb6
= Conflict Resolution
Sometimes, conflicts between teams arise.
This document describes how to handle these situations.
== Conflicts Between a Team and Project Policy
If a team wishes to disobey a project-wide policy, they *must* do so with the explicit approval of the rest of the project.
This approval *must* be gotten through a xref:voting.adoc[Vote].
Doing otherwise is grounds for dissolution.
== Conflicts Between a Subteam and its Parent
If a parent team disagrees with a child, the team with the highest specificity normally wins out.
For example, if the packaging team and the python team disagree on a flag to pass to python's configure script, the python team has priority.
If the parent team believes the matter to be vital, they may call for a xref:voting.adoc[Vote].
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