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Re: begging the question

Barak Pearlmutter <barak@cs.may.ie> writes:

> Let's say we have a barrel of oats with some chocolate sprinkles mixed
> in.  Sifting through and removing all the chocolate sprinkles would be
> a lot of work.  But knowing that there are some chocolate sprinkles in
> there (that no one ever worried about or had any problems with) is not
> a lot of work.  This is especially true when the barrel of oats was
> created by pouring together hundreds of bags of oats created by others
> and many of those upstream bags contained chocolate sprinkles.

The problem is that Debian has made an explicit promise that it will
remain 100% Pure Oats, and that its priorities are its users and the
Pure Oats community. Should we ignore the needs of users who have chosen
Debian based on this promies because they are allergic to chocolate?


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