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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

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. 

that would be because a quite radical and controversial change was disguised as
a minor "editorial change", so most developers assumed it wasn't very important
and ignored it.

i know that i almost did.  i completely ignored the thread until after the
second call for votes...and even after that, i just read the proposal and
didn't bother reading much of the discussion.


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

The next time you vote, remember that "Regime change begins at home"

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