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Re: Debian Social Contract

On Fri, 17 Jun 2011 13:58:36 +0200
Jonas Smedegaard <dr@jones.dk> wrote:

> So when we (Emdebian) are certain that we match Debian to a sensible 
> degree (i.e. by obeying Social Contract, and fair amounts of Policy), we 
> should a) ask Debian for permission formally for the use of their name, 
> and/or b) ask Debian to "make room for us" as a Debian-internal project.

We have unofficial permission to use the name and it's a small step to
get that official. Making room for us is a bigger step and it is
something we started on-list [0] and which Wookey & I have been
discussing off-list with the DPL and a few others. I'm hoping to make
some progress on that @ DebConf11. 


> I write "make room for us", as I believe it requires changes to Debian 
> Policy.

It's more about getting Grip onto ftp-master.debian.org ...
> Personally I find b) most ideal, but since I would expect that to take 
> time and the process potentially stir big debates, I guess it still 
> makes sense to do a) as an intermediary step.



Neil Williams

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