Re: Debian's Linux kernel continues to regress on freedom
On Wed, Sep 12, 2007 at 09:20:57AM +0000, John Kelly wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 10:57:23 +0200, "Miriam Ruiz"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> >> They're RFCs. They're not code. If you want to "modify" an RFC
> >> you have to write your own and submit it, see?
> >What about ... making a derivative specification out of it
> You hit it. They're SPECIFICATIONS. If you want to change a spec,
> you must WRITE YOUR OWN and submit it.
Great, they're specifications, which anybody with a web browser can get. So
there's no reason we need to be distributing them, which is fine since they
don't meet the DFSG anyway.
> >What about ...
> You can argue hypothetical cases all day, sorry I have no time for
> that. What's real is the time wasted removing whole RFCs from Debian
> in a mindless pursuit of "freedom." Why squander time on trivia when
> there more important things to do.
Yes indeed, why *are* you squandering our time on trivia when we have more
important things to do?
Steve Langasek Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer to set it on, and I can move the world.