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Re: [Discussioni] OSD && DFSG convergence

>>>>> "Henning" == Henning Makholm <henning@makholm.net> writes:

    Henning> Scripsit Russell Nelson <nelson@crynwr.com>
    >> This seems to be a sticking point with a lot of people.
    >> Essentially, everyone seems to be defending their right to
    >> arbitrarily exclude software from Debian.  But that is a right
    >> you don't have.

    Henning> We sure do have. Debian is a volunteer organzation that
    Henning> basically do thing for our own sake (namely, for having
    Henning> part of the good karma it earns to produce a good free
    Henning> OS).

    Henning> If we, as a project, decide to pull out, say, GNU Emacs,
    Henning> from Debian because one of its C source files has an MD5
    Henning> sum that happens to be "JESUS LIVES!" in EBCDIC spelled
    Henning> backwards and we don't want to force evangelization on
    Henning> non-Cristian users, exactly zero people outside the
    Henning> project will have any way to hold us accountable for that
    Henning> decision.

Our priorities are our users and free software.  If you as a Debian
developer make a decision that is inconsistent with those priorities
then I would certainly feel empowered to try and hold youaccountable
for that decision.

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