Re: A possible GFDL compromise
On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 03:01:40PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 26, 2003 at 08:21:43PM +0300, Dmitry Borodaenko wrote:
> > Every? That sounds just like "Noble goal justifies vile means". Even
> > if you don't believe that "there is no such Good on Earth that is
> > worth a single child's teardrop", can you at least agree that _some_
> > methods are not worth the goal, and that _some_ cure is worse than
> > the desease?
> There's no point in asking that question.
No answer is also an answer.
> People seldom come to doubt their own means retrospectively.
That's not a retrospective, we are discussing the means that FSF is
applying right now (no matter if it "always been this way"), and there
are obvious and direct consequences of this discussion for GNU FDL,
Debian, and FSF.