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On Thu, 2004-02-19 at 11:52, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> Isn't it funny to claim that the way some people act is in no way
> questionable because they do contribute, while the whole issue is
> about giving to others the possibility to contribute? Don't you see it
> is just a vicious circle?
> How the hell did you reach the conclusion that doing much means being
> always right, never wrong?

Yep, just look at the current brouhaha David Dawes has stirred up with
the v4.4 XFree86 License.

Dawes does a helluvalot, but does that always make it right?
Evidently not. Same thing applies here to.

Power does need to be limited, but on a scope similar to the Three
Branches of the US Government. Presidential (DPL), the Judcial (QA and
such) and the Congressional (DDs) which represent the users (somewhat
that is).

I don't think this will ever get resolved, mainly because anyone with
the power, will have these issues. As the saying goes(I think at least):

  Power corrupts. Absolute power, corrupts absolutely.

REMEMBER ED CURRY! http://www.iwethey.org/ed_curry

Novell's Directory Services is a competitive product to Microsoft's
Active Directory in much the same way that the Saturn V is a competitive
product to those dinky little model rockets that kids light off down at
the playfield. -- Thane Walkup

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