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Re: A possible approach in "solving" the FDL problem



On Fri, Aug 15, 2003 at 12:44:47PM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> Op do 14-08-2003, om 23:46 schreef Branden Robinson:
> > On Thu, Aug 14, 2003 at 11:08:35AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > It's a /feeling/. Hence, I said 'I /feel/ that there is a difference'.
> > 
> > Yes; most proponents of the
> > less-freedom-for-documentation-than-for-software crowd appear to be
> > operating at the bellyfeel level.
> 
> What's wrong with that?

You need more than that for any decision-making process where consensus
is required.

Without it, everything is subject to a veto from one person who happens
to be against something for reasons he cannot (or refuses to)
articulate.

Bellyfeels are perfectly legitimate for value judgements with little
impact beyond the individual making them.  What's your favorite song?

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     You don't just decide to break
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     Kubrick's code of silence and then
branden@debian.org                 |     get drawn away from it to a
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     discussion about cough medicine.

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