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Re: Amendment to GR on GFDL, and the changes to the Social Contract



On Thursday 09 February 2006 15:25, Thomas Bushnell BSG wrote:
> Christopher Martin <chrsmrtn@debian.org> writes:
> > If the developers are (as a whole) too untrustworthy to be able to vote
> > on such matters without 3:1 training wheels attached by their elders,
> > then who should be trusted?
>
> So is it your view then that the 3:1 requirement is pointless?

No, because the developers might want at some point to modify/override a 
foundation document, while acknowledging that they are doing so (i.e. they 
do not view it as an issue of interpretation, but expediency, or a need to 
adapt to changing circumstances, etc.). That would certainly require 3:1.

Christopher Martin

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