Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge
Petter Reinholdtsen wrote:
> [Josselin Mouette]
>> I fail to see how the meaning of section 1 has changed. Even the
>> release manager agreed that the previous meaning was the same, as he
>> stated that the allowance for non-free documentation was just an
>> exception for sarge. I understand the decision, but linking it with
>> the GR is rather abusive. At least this change was editorial.
> Oh, it is perfectly possible that that those proposing the change did
> believe their change was only editorial, just rewriting the text the
> way it was supposed to read. I just doubt that everyone agree that
> the changes was not substantial.
Everyone who's actually discussed the issue and heard the reasoning, with
the exception of AJ, seems to agree. Each time it's discussed, more people
Some think that the Social Contract *should* mean something different, along
the lines of "All the programs in Debian will remain 100% Free Software".
They haven't proposed a GR, though.
There are none so blind as those who will not see.