Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free
>>"Branden" == Branden Robinson <email@example.com> writes:
Branden> Your "...moral.." remark implies a degree of immorality
Branden> about John's proposal. I didn't think it was immoral to
Branden> hold an honest opinion or submit a proposal through the
Branden> democratically sanctioned constitutional process. There
Branden> appears to be a bit of ad hominem attack here.
Immorral opinnions can be honestly held. And the prcess of
submission is orthogonal to morality.
Branden> Nowhere in the contract does it state, or can it be
Branden> logically construed, that Debian's users are a proper subset
Branden> of the free software community. In fact, section 4 of the
Branden> Social Contract presents "our users" and the "free-software
Branden> community" as distinct, if not necessarily disjunctive,
More doublespek, methinks, to wiggle out of a promise
made. The social contract is a promise made by Debian; and
substantially changing that, which this GR does, not only goes
against that word, it changes what Debian is. I would hesitate to fix
what obviously ain't broke.
I call them as I see them. If I can't see them, I make them up. Biff
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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