Re: Bug#51842: [PROPOSED] closing hole in DFSG that can force you to include some text in advertisement
>>"Joey" == Joey Hess <email@example.com> writes:
Joey> Bruce is the main author of the DFSG. We owe him some common courtesy.
There is common courtesy where we inform Bruce (Hey Bruce: we
changed the DFSG), and then there is the requiring approval thing. I
have no objection to the former, I do to the latter.
Joey> We don't want to fragemnt the OSD and the DFSG. Such a
Joey> fragmentation would be bad for both documents.
Quite so. But just because something is a bad idea does not
mean one is not empowered to do so. If some one were to try and
change the DFSG, I would oppose it, until shown very good reason to
change the DFSG (and I can't imagine what those could be), but I
still defend the right of the project to actually change what we
define as free if we all so choose.
Each man is his own prisoner, in solitary confinement for life.
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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