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Re: Bug#102213: [PROPOSAL] Policy interpretation and exceptions

On Mon, Jun 25, 2001 at 03:40:53PM +0200, Bas Zoetekouw wrote:
> > I think we should emphasise compliance with the spirit of policy, in the
> > cases where that might conflict with the letter. I think there's general
> > agreement about this, but I'm not really sure.
> Don't you think that in cases that the letter of policy conflicts with
> its spirit, (the letter of) policy should be changed?

I don't think that should happen always, no. But that's my personal
opinion. I don't care that much if other people want to obsess over it
to the point of pedantry.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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