Re: Sun Java available from non-free
On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 03:30:49PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> John Goerzen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 05:39:10PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> >> For those playing along at home, Mike isn't a Debian developer, doesn't
> >> maintain any packages, and isn't a new-maintainer applicant. He doesn't
> >> even seem to be a regular participant on the debian-legal list.
> > That's not even remotely relevant to the points he makes. The identity
> > of the person that makes the arguments isn't relevant. The arguments
> > are.
> How about reading what Anthony actually replied to? Mike demanded that
> the DPL perform certain actions. Suggesting that somebody actually get
> involved in Debian before making demands of its leadership isn't
> unreasonable. Alternatively, it could be phrased as a request.
His message was polite, and didn't seem like a demand (despite the use
of the word "cabal").
His request was quite reasonable, and I heartily agree with it.
His message also was much more than that, which aj totally dismissed.