Re: NEW ocaml licence proposal by upstream, will be part of the 3.08.1 release going into sarge.
On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 03:51:01PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 01:49:24PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 04:51:36AM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> > > > Bugs have to be fixed, no matter when they are found.
> > >
> > > Apparently Sven thinks that the "realities of debian release management"
> > > is allowed to override the Social Contract. Sven is mistaken.
> > I will be mistaken once there is a consensus on this here, and not a mere
> > handfull of people finding this licence non-free. And you are a mere handfull
> > now.
> You are wrong, regardless of consensus or lack thereof. "Realities of debian
> release management" does not override the Social Contract. Only a GR can do
> that. Period.
But there is no consensus that there is a problem with the social contract.
Only a mere handfull claiming it, and those arguments are far from convincing.
Other have claimed it is a pain but ok, and other have claimed here that they
could not be bothered to participate since the argument are too ridicoulous.
> > Also, why did you not come with these worries a year or so ago ?
> Because we wanted to wait until an inconvenient time to do so, in order
> to make everyone's life harder.
> (Gee. Maybe we just didn't notice them a year ago.)