Re: Vim's user manual bug closed: reopen?
Francesco Poli <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Hi everybody,
> I noticed that bug #384019 has been recently closed.
> The bug is about Vim's user manual, which is claimed to not comply with
> the DFSG, because is released under the Open Publication License v1.0
> (with no options).
> The bug was closed because an FTP-master (James Troup) stated that the
> Open Publication License v1.0 without options is fine for main. See the
> buglog for more details.
Like it or not, the FTP-master's are the supreme court of the land.
They decide what goes in an what does not. Troup did not explain why
he thinks the OPL passes the DFSG, but I will assume that he read the
bug report. Unless you have new arguments, I think the decision is
Of course, they do make mistakes  , but I assume that they had
just never considered those arguments. I think the only option left
is to propose a GR.