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Re: snippets

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Oct 2003 20:12:25 -0600, Barak Pearlmutter <barak@cs.may.ie> said: 
> >> The difference that I see boils down to this: while it might be
> >> morally upstanding and forthright to investigate every file in
> >> every package for the licensing terms and make sure that they are,
> >> in fact, 100% Free Oats, this is a task of such size and scope as
> >> to be impractical to accomplish in the short term.
> > I think people are underestimating a couple things:
> > - the lack of benefit of removing snippets (so far no convincing
> >    practical advantage of removing them has been forthcoming.  The
> >    best argument made was "translations" but as others have pointed
> >    out that's a pretty weak argument.)
> 	Are you  sure you passed NM?  The social contract is
>  unconvincing, or is it merely impractical?

He is merely following the example of the Release Manager.

Walter Landry

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