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Re: Debian's Linux kernel continues to regress on freedom

On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 19:28:53 +0200, Sven Luther <sven@powerlinux.fr>

>IF you close your eyes while people get attacked beside you for trying
>to do what you are calling for, then you have nothing to complain when
>things not happen like you want. Especially when those people who
>involve themselves get the kind of suffering and abuse i got because of
>my implication in the non-free firmware discussion.

>Note, i have since been expulsed, banned, humiliated, punished, kicked
>out of the kernel team, and in general am considered as a sub-human of
>the most evil kind, while everyone congratulated themselves to get ride
>of me.

Debian is no different from any other clique.  The crowd follows those
who appear strong, and devour any who appear weak.

If Debian's highly esteemed social contract is for the benefit of
users, then why not let users vote.  The outcome may be different if
another vote was taken, with language specifically exempting RFCs from
the DFSG.

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