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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Fri, Apr 30, 2004 at 01:21:54AM -0400, Nathanael Nerode wrote:

> Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > "Software" in modern computing is normally interpreted to mean programs;
> > we are apparently not bound by such interpretations in Debian.
> It *doesn't help*.
> If you interpret it that way, you must conclude that you have to strive to
> remove all non-programs from Debian.  Or ignore the text, the spirit,
> *and* the original intent.  :-p

The wording is unfortunate.  I doubt that the original intent or the spirit
was to exclude non-programs from Debian; that would not produce a useful

 - mdz

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