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Re: snippets

On Wed, 01 Oct 2003 18:43:12 -0600, Barak Pearlmutter <barak@cs.may.ie> said: 

> I'm sorry, I really didn't mean to put words in your mouth.  I
> thought that was what you were saying.

>> You seem to be proposing that we deliberately close our eyes to
>> DFSG problems we may encounter, as long as the problem encountered
>> is "small".

> That is not my position!  As I hope you would know.  I would never
> close my eyes to a DFSG problem.  All our software must be free:
> modifiable etc.  That is a given.

> The items under discussion are not "software" in the usual sense of
> the term.  They're little bits of history and such, like the
> imaginary sister-cancer-email README file or
> /usr/share/emacs/21.2/etc/WHY-FREE.

	You are talking about Hardwarew, then?  It is either software,
 or hardware, or, perhaps, wetware.

Steinbach's Guideline for Systems Programming: Never test for an error
condition you don't know how to handle.
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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