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Re: a right to privacy is not in the DFSG, therfore you don't have one

On Mon, Jan 31, 2005 at 08:50:42PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> *yawn* That's a nice line in rhetoric you have there. The DFSG is the
> standard that DDs have agreed should be the basis for deciding on the
> Freeness of Software. If you want to extend it, you know what to

So you're saying that the DFSG doesn't allow Debian to consider "capture
a bear to modify or redistribute this work" non-free, since it's not
explicitly said in the DFSG, and that anyone who wants to "keep that
software out" is free to "extend the DFSG"?  (If that's not what you're
saying, please clarify your position.)  It's pretty clear to me that
the DFSG already disallows this, and needs no "extending" to handle

> do. Hint: it starts with actually becoming a DD rather than sniping
> from the sidelines.

I think "you're not a DD, so shut up" is about the weakest argument
possible, given the amount people stress that you don't need to be
a DD to contribute.  Please come back when you have some actual

Glenn Maynard

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