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Re: Results for General Resolution: Lenny and resolving DFSG violations

On Mon, Dec 29, 2008 at 03:01:19PM +0100, Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
> * Theodore Tso:
> > I'm not ashamed at all; I joined before the 1.1 revision to the Debian
> > Social Contract, which I objected to them, and I still object to now.
> > If there was a GR which chainged the Debian Social contract which
> > relaxed the first clause to only include __software__ running on the
> > Host CPU, I would enthusiastically vote for such a measure.
> I think it's not that simple anymore.
> For instance, while I have no particular opinion on firmware, I object
> to packages in main which, when run on a web browser, execute
> proprietary Javascript blobs (either by shipping them in the package,
> or by linking them in some way).

Following the same logic, you should be opposing to packages such as the
kernel, that allows to run proprietary ELF blobs. This is ridiculous.


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