Re: Re: Social Contract: Practical Implications
On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 02:07:18PM -0700, Joe Buck wrote:
> My purpose, as an admirer of Debian, is to try to keep the project from
> itself into a rathole. If you pursue your line of argument you will force
> Debian to cease its existence, as there are no licenses that meet your
> standards of freeness. It's not condescending to attempt to stop a friend
> from driving into a tree. If you insist that every byte be changeable, only
> public domain licensing will do, and then you have a problem that it takes
> a legal document to reliably put something into the public domain, and we
> can't let people go changing that legal document.
You clearly havn't read the thread very carefully. (For example, I've
made it very clear several times that I'm not arguing that we *should*
be enforcing the DFSG against license texts--we shouldn't.)
> >(With that, we can ignore the spouting off of Joe Buck.)
> Personal insults are unnecessary, and there are too many of them on
> > The next time anyone spouts off
> > With that, we can get rid of this thread
I only used your words as a concise demonstration of your own condescendence.
Please follow your own advice.
(I'm not going to waste any further time with this subthread.)