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Re: data and software licence incompatabilities?

While I may be considered a "lurker" on these lists, I have found
Francesco's feedback consistently insightful and thoughtful. I may not
always agree with some aspects of his views, but I fully believe a ban
would be an unwarranted and brash measure.


Philip Paradis

On 9/3/13 07:58 , Gunnar Wolf wrote:
> Miriam Ruiz dijo [Tue, Sep 03, 2013 at 08:43:22AM +0200]:
>> I wasn't planning on participating in this discussion but, as you said, it
>> has  gotten so out of proportions that I thought it wouldn't be that bad
>> after all. I share Charles'  and Gunnar's point of view, I appreciate
>> Francesco's contributions to the mailing list and, even though Gunnar is
>> right about the high probability of his mails including something like
>> that, it doesn't bother me as much as seems to bother other people here.
>> His contributions are always polite, reasoned and respectful, and I
>> appreciate that. Just for the record, even though I might not agree with
>> his point of view about some things, I prefer debian-legal with the
>> presence of Francesco, and I honestly don't see any reason why a ban should
>> even be considered. At least that's my point of view.
> And FWIW from my side, I did not attempt to imply (and would quite
> oppose any suggestions to it) to ban Francesco. I also find his
> commentary interesting and helpful, as I said in my previous mail; I
> did want to point out what I feel (and what I feel that others feel,
> but the more indirection you add to it, the fuzzier it becomes) that
> tires some people.
> Mark me as "surprised". I did not see a ban request coming, and am yet
> to understand where it is. What I understand is that some mails in the
> thread, mine included, are a request (explicitly to Francesco, but
> implicitly to anybody else sharing this pattern) to reduce the
> repetition of personal viewpoint.

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