Re: [Discussioni] OSD && DFSG convergence
>>>>> "Henning" == Henning Makholm <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Henning> Scripsit Russell Nelson <email@example.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> 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
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.