Re: [rant] Re: Consequences of moving Emacs Manuals to non-free
Florent Rougon <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> David Kastrup <email@example.com> wrote:
>> More like that Debian packagers' views don't correspond with either
>> the upstream free software authors' nor the users' views, and that
> How can you claim you know the users' views? I am a user, and my view is
> that Debian did the right choice to remain consistent between writings
> and actions.
>> Debian feels it has the right to teach both morals, making use of the
>> means provided freely from upstream.
> This is your impression, because you are frustrated. Debian is no
> person, Debian does not feel it has the right to teach morals, Debian:
> 1. has tried for a *long* time to resolve the issue with upstream;
> 2. went through a long, open and thorough debate, followed by a
> democratic process whose outcome it is now rightfully following.
> I cannot see any problem here, except upstream's lack of cooperation
Upstream does not "cooperate". Upstream delivers.
> and your frustration. If you're unhappy with the democratic choices
> made "by Debian", as you like to say, then go build your own
If Debian is unhappy with the "unfree" software made "by GNU", as they
like to say, then they should package something else.
> Sorry if the last sentence sounds rude, but I am shocked by your
> intellectual tyranny, denying us, Debian folks, the right to make
> our own choices by open and democratic processes.
Duplicity does not become magically something else if enough people
vote for it.
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum