Re: Bug reports of DFSG violations are tagged ???lenny-ignore????
On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 05:06:29PM -0500, William Pitcock wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-10-22 at 09:03 +1100, Ben Finney wrote:
> > William Pitcock <email@example.com> writes:
> > > Unfortunately, those who contribute to Debian must be dedicated to
> > > ensuring future releases of Debian support the latest available
> > > hardware at time of release.
> > That's news to me. Where is such a dedication required? Is it some
> > special reading of the vague “our users” commitment, or do you get
> > this dedication from all Debian contributors some other way?
> > Does that dedication somehow override every DD's explicit commitment
> > to ensuring Debian is 100% DFSG-free in the Social Contract?
> I worded that rather badly. You should imply "within acceptable terms of
> the DFSG" here... in this case, putting stuff in the nonfree firmware
> package in non-free is an acceptable solution.
May I suggest that people cool down a little bit and don't assume the
worst from the other participants of the discussion.
Shit happens, throwing mud doesn't improve the atmosphere at all.
 That includes, but is not limited to, bugs in packages and
suboptimal wording in e-mails.