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Re: Social Contract GR's effect on sarge

On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 13:21:38 +0200, Benj Mako Hill <mako@debian.org> said: 

> On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 11:48:48PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> On Mon, 26 Apr 2004 23:33:58 +0200, Florian Weimer
>> <fw@deneb.enyo.de> said:
>> > Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:
>> >>> Even if the FSF were uncooperative (which I don't know), this
>> >>> fact should be documented first.  Anything else is
>> >>> unprofessional and will harm Debian in one way or the other.
>> >>
>> >> Working on it.
>> >>
>> >> Http://people.debian.org/~srivasta/Position_Statement.xhtml.
>> >>
>> >> Comments welcome.
>> > Mako Hill is the official delegate in this matter.  Maybe you
>> > could get a status update from him?
>> What makes you think I have not tried?

> I haven't received an email from you about the GFDL since October.

	I am not ins the habit of sending personal email to people
 when talking about Debian issues. I have asked your fellow committee
 member, don Armstrong, frequently over the last month or so on IRC,
 as well as asking the DPL in the same forum. Niether had anything
 concrete to report --nor, as I can see, do you, apart from the
 unwavering belief that it shall all work out in the end.

	Nothing has changed in the last 6 months.

> I have been contacted directly by several developers and have tried
> to answer each of them with status updates that say more than I can
> say publicly without risking compromising the progress of the
> negotiations.

> In fact, you told me last fall you weren't interested in having this
> information privately.

	I am not in the habit of signing NDA's for information
 relevant to Debian.

	Either there is information available that I can act on, or
 there is not. So far, all I have seen is more hand waving and promises
 of better things to come at some undisclosed time in the vague

I don't think I'm gonna agree with that.  Way too much visual
confusion... Larry Wall in <199709021627.JAA11966@wall.org>
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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