Re: Firmware & Social Contract: GR proposal
On Fri, Sep 08, 2006 at 12:01:37AM -0700, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> One of the people hinting at this has been Steve, who basically said
> to me recently that for some packages, they would get booted from the
> release for violating the DFSG, and for other packages, we just wink
> and nod.
> Now we have it flat out: Steve thinks perhaps we will simply never
> bring the kernel packages into compliance with the DFSG.
I demand that you retract this slanderous remark. It may be the case that
the kernel packages are never brought into compliance with the DFSG *as
currently written*, or *as you would like them to be interpreted*, but I
would not be spending my time on this discussion if I didn't think it
mattered to bring the kernel packages in line with the DFSG.
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.