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Re: Please remove RFCs from the documentation in Debian packages

On Fri, Jul 04, 2003 at 02:04:51PM +0200, Florian Weimer wrote:
> >> > So be it.  The Social Contract and the traditions of our project
> >> > compel us to make principled decisions, not politically expedient
> >> > ones.
> >> 
> >> Not correct.  Look at the handling of security issues.  The project
> >> has chosen (never formally, though) that it will sacrifice one of its
> >> core values to increase short-term user convenience.
> >
> > What you describe as "user convenience" translates into 
> >
> >     4. Our Priorities are Our Users and Free Software
> >
> >        We will be guided by the needs of our users and the free-software
> >        community. We will place their interests first in our priorities.
> >
> > Hence, you're on crack if you think that such sophistry works.
> But how far goes clause 4?  Obviously not that far that Debian
> includes Java (for rather complete values of "Java", which seems to
> imply a certain proprietary implementation at the moment).

So, I assume that with that you mean that we have "sacrificed one of our
core values" as well? My. All this sacrifice is making me hungry. :P

     2. That which causes joy or happiness.

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