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Re: Sun Java available from non-free

On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 03:30:49PM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> wrote:
> > On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 05:39:10PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> >> For those playing along at home, Mike isn't a Debian developer, doesn't
> >> maintain any packages, and isn't a new-maintainer applicant. He doesn't
> >> even seem to be a regular participant on the debian-legal list.
> > 
> > That's not even remotely relevant to the points he makes.  The identity
> > of the person that makes the arguments isn't relevant.  The arguments
> > are.
> How about reading what Anthony actually replied to? Mike demanded that 
> the DPL perform certain actions. Suggesting that somebody actually get 
> involved in Debian before making demands of its leadership isn't 
> unreasonable. Alternatively, it could be phrased as a request.

His message was polite, and didn't seem like a demand (despite the use
of the word "cabal").

His request was quite reasonable, and I heartily agree with it.

His message also was much more than that, which aj totally dismissed.

-- John

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