Re: For those who care about the GR
On Sun, 22 Jan 2006 19:25:58 +0100, David N Welton <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> On Sun, 22 Jan 2006 13:59:15 +0100, Martijn van Oosterhout
>> <email@example.com> said:
>>> 1. debian-legal is wrong, the GFDL is compatable with the DFSG and
>>> thus should be included in main.
>> Looking over the arguments for and against it in -legal, I am
>> trying to ascertain if this stance has a leg to stand on.
> ... and ?
And what? If someone tries to bring through a GR stating that
MS office warez can be distributed in main since it meets the DFSG,
one might rule that as frivolous and a waste of time.
> I am still trying to ascertain whether debian-legal has a leg to
> stand on.
Only insofar in how they convince people -- like delegates,
for example. I am, for one, convinced that the GFDL does not meet the
standards of freedom the project espouses.
It is impossible to make anything foolproof because fools are so
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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