Re: Dissatisfied w/Debian? Make something 'pure'.
According to Joseph Carter:
> On Sun, Jun 11, 2000 at 11:49:07PM -0700, Chip Salzenberg wrote:
> > Not if the DSFG were changed. Redefining terms ("free") is a powerful
> > tool of propaganda ... for good and for bad.
> Slippery slope fallacy.
Slippery slope, yes. Fallacy? Remains to be seen.
> You're accusing me (by stereotype) of a position I do not hold.
I wasn't thinking of you when I was writing. I can't help it if you
see yourself in a description of unnamed third parties.
> > The DSFG is, essentially, an arbitrary standard. It's a *good*
> > arbitrary standard, I think. But can you really expect it to stand
> > without challenge once it is the only obstacle to making the Debian
> > project more, more, ever more ideologically pure? I can't.
> Good gods will you STOP already?
The GR isn't dead yet. ("I'm not dead yet! I'm feeling better!")
Chip Salzenberg - a.k.a. - <firstname.lastname@example.org>
"I wanted to play hopscotch with the impenetrable mystery of existence,
but he stepped in a wormhole and had to go in early." // MST3K