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Re: Desert island test

On Friday 29 February 2008 01:51:05 pm Ben Finney wrote:
> Sean Kellogg <skellogg@gmail.com> writes:
> > On Friday 29 February 2008 12:39:58 am Ben Finney wrote:
> > I appriciate your attempt to see my perspective. Do you at least see
> > why the answer "no" is, at best, incomplete?
> In short, no. The answer given is a complete and correct answer to the
> question posed.
> The situation you present, of working with the Debian project to get a
> DD to raise a GR and have a majority of DDs vote a particular way,
> doesn't seem to fit the meaning of "compel Debian to [do something]"
> at all.
> That would be like arguing that, by working with my country's
> legislature and convincing the required people to do the required
> things, of which all of them have freedom of action to refuse, that I
> can "compel the country to accept my law".
> So, the question "Is there any way I can compel Debian to accept my
> license as free?" remains answerable with "No".

I honestly don't know how to respond in a way that doesn't get me an identical 
response back. So, how about I just say, it's a great FAQ that is totally 
open and transparent and there are not a single ligament critique that could 
ever be leveled at it.

Sean Kellogg
e: skellogg@gmail.com

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