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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

Xavier Roche <rocheml@httrack.com> schrieb:

> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> 	*Shrug*. At least you can't say that this GR was secretly
>>  snuck in when you were not looking, or that no one reminded you to
>>  vote.
> But the consequences (ie., the firmware/documentation problem) was
> absolutely not clear.
> "Editorial amendments to the social contract"
> vs
> "Explicit Exclusion of non-software binary elemements such as firmwares"
> Yes, I was careless because of the vague GR title. But was I the only one ?
> 80% of all DD were okay with this GR ?
> More than 50% voting participation with "Status of the non-free section",
> and only 20% with this one, which also has great consequences ?

I didn't vote, and I would perhaps have voted if the title would have
been different.

However, I still think that it was only editorial changes, that the
GFDL'ed stuff was non-free even before this GR, and that it was
considered non-critical for sarge despite of this.

Regards, Frank
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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