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Re: snippets

Richard Braakman <dark@xs4all.nl> writes:
> On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 10:01:19AM -0400, Jeremy Hankins wrote:

>> Burden of proof arguments are, at best, very trick to make -- I
>> suggest you not rely on it.  Certainly I don't buy it in this case.
>> Unless you can actually point to someplace that says this is
>> current practice, I don't think you have a basis for saying that it
>> is actually a conscious practice at all.
> Well... you would have to claim that the people who drafted and
> discussed the Social Contract, and the 90 who voted for it, were
> unaware of the GNU Manifesto and its presence in the emacs packages.

Or simply didn't think about it, as it pertained to the DFSG.  If it
wasn't discussed at all I think that's the most reasonable
conclusion.  It most certainly isn't an extraordinary claim.

Jeremy Hankins <nowan@nowan.org>
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