Re: Debian's Linux kernel continues to regress on freedom
On Wed, 2007-09-12 at 18:50 +0000, John Kelly wrote:
> On Wed, 12 Sep 2007 20:45:07 +0200, Roland Mas <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >John Kelly, 2007-09-12 18:33:12 +0000 :
> >> Again, if Debian's highly esteemed social contract is for the
> >> benefit of users, then why not let users vote?
> >We do, actually. Those users who do show interest in influencing the
> >course of Debian by concrete actions rather than by mailing-list
> >trolling are entitled to vote. Others aren't.
> > How do we know the difference? The criterion is known as the NM
> >process. It's open to all.
> If only maintainers qualify as "users" then your social contract is a
If only maintainers count as 'users' then the idea users vote is a
farce. it doesnt make the whole social contract a farce.