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Re: On init in Debian

On 03/17/2012 05:20 AM, Ben Finney wrote:
> I don't know what you're asking, which is why I asked you for
> clarification of what you mean.
> You asked “if this [requirement for the Canonical contributor agreement
> before accepting contributions in ‘upstart’] went away, would it have a
> substantial impact on the decision?” and I don't know what “the
> decision” you're referring to is.
> There are several being discussed, to be decided by different parties,
> as summarized by Lars Wirzenius. Which one are you asking about?

Ah, got it. I was asking about any of the variations involving upstart.

But, I think Philip's right, that there's a significant difference
between supporting it as an alternative and choosing it as a default.

> I'm only pointing out that the contributor agreement requirement imposed
> by Canonical is, as you asked, IMO a significant part of the
> controversy.

Okay, thanks, that's useful.


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