On Wed, 01 Oct 2003 18:43:12 -0600, Barak Pearlmutter <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
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 <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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