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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

Benj. Mako Hill wrote:

> On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 06:00:15PM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
>> Mako: any comments about the state of the GFDL talks (eg. whether
>> they happened or not)?
> The committee includes myself, Don Armstrong, and Eben Moglen (and
> nominally Henri Poole although he was not very active) and was started
> and initially mediated by Bruce Perens. We talked on phone and again in
> person in New York City and had a few issues we ironed out in
> email. We've come to agreement how to proceed and on a number of more
> substantive issues as well.
That's wonderful news!  Even though this may not be very high-content news,
it's very nice to have an update like this every month or two!

> Basically, the ball has been out of Don and my court for months and
> we've been expecting some sort of public announcement from FSF for as
> long. The DPL, Don and I have been in good touch with the FSF on the
> issue. They have not been able to wrap up the process on their end for
> a number of reasons (SCO being one big one I'm sure, but there
> are others).
That's not wonderful.  :-(  Well, as long as the reason isn't "Someone with
veto power is using it", I'm sure things will progress.

> This has taken longer than anyone involved thought it would. Trust me,
> Don and I are *just* (probably more) as frustrated by this as anyone
> else is. We expect an announcement very soon and would be very sad to
> see this preempted.

There are none so blind as those who will not see.

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