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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Wed, 28 Apr 2004 18:45:28 +1000, Anand Kumria <akumria@debian.org> said: 

> On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 05:51:03PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> On Tue, 27 Apr 2004 22:56:43 +0100, Mark Brown
>> <broonie@sirena.org.uk> said:
>> > On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 10:09:06PM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
>> >> I don't believe that the GR had a misleading title.  It were
>> >> editorial changes after all.  We've been argued a lot of times
>> >> before that the SC/DFSG does not only handle pure software but
>> >> all kinds of data.  We
>> > The controversy surrounding the result really does suggest that
>> > for many this has been more than a simple textual clarification.
>> And none of these people paid any attention to the GR? For I sure
>> did not see any hue and cry raised before the voting was finished.

> So? Does that mean that 'hue and crying' after the event is
> unimportant/irrelevant?

	Sure does not turn back the clock.

> If we were to apply that standard then people ought to give up
> attempting to get software patents and the DMCA acts modified.

	An ounce of prevention ....


Just to have it is enough.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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