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Re: GR proposal: GFDL with no Invariant Sections is free

"olive" <olive.lin@versateladsl.be> wrote:
>  I personnaly think that Debian would do better to defend free software if 
there were in accordance to the FSF.

I personally think that the FSF would do much, much better at defending free 
software if they operated in accordance with Debian.  Debian-legal has proved 
better at guaranteeing the FSF's 'four freedoms' in practice than RMS, what 
with the GFDL and all.

Let's face it: the FSF didn't create a full free-software system.  Debian did.  
The FSF didn't even create the majority of the GNU project tools.  Volunteers 
did, and many of them *disagree* with the FSF leadership.  Discussions of the 
merits of FSF policy are forbidden on FSF mailing lists, with the exception 
of a few which appear to go to /dev/null.

The FSF is, bizarrely, a top-down autocratic organization, with all the flaws 
that implies.  Debian isn't, with all the benefits and flaws that implies.

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