Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 01 Oct 2003 20:12:25 -0600, Barak Pearlmutter <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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.