Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge
On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 01:49:12 +1000, Anthony Towns <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 10:29:51AM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> > No, the exception is _entirely_ due to the fact that we don't
>> > require documentation, data, or firmware to be free. And
>> > debian-legal is not a delegated body, and is unable to make
>> > decisions of their own that have any relevance to Debian -- those
>> > decisions are made by the DPL, and the appointed delegates in
>> > charge of handling the archive.
>> I am surprised to hear you say that, since I would personally have
>> thought that was against the spirit of the social contract.
> I'm sorry, you're mistaken. It was against Andrew's interpretation
> of the social contract. It wasn't against mine, nor to the best of
It certainly was against what I took the social contract to
be. I never imagined that Debian was about only part of main being
free, indeed, as Bruce has stated, I, too, was under the impression
that the SC and the DFSG applied to everything on the Debian CD.
> my knowledge the interpretation of anyone else responsible in that
I hasve no idea who you think are people responsible in those
> I'm sorry if you feel reasonable people can't hold such
Don't put words in my mouth; I said I was surprised, not that
you can't hold whatever surprising opinions you may.
ps: my sig generator is eerily on topic
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