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Re: Debian Law... come to Debian country!

> Hi,
> Constitution, Immigrant restriction ("new maintainer"), Usage Policy,
> ...
> ... is this where it leads to? Are we going to tight ourselve in a
> magnitude
> of rules and laws, to be enforced by soldiers who work under the regime
> of a
> king (beheaded annually)?

About the DMUP:

It is perceived that there is a need for such policy in the very few
occasions that such a situation arises.  (In my time as a developer,
such a situation has arisen more than once.)

Such policies do not affect 99.8% of developers, but on the rare
occasions that someone does step significantly out of line and claim
that they did not realise that what they were doing was unacceptable,
the DPL can point them to the relevant document.

About the other documents:

Pretty much the same seems to apply: they are created in response to a
perceived need.



  Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, QMW, Univ. of London. J.D.Gilbey@qmw.ac.uk
        Debian GNU/Linux Developer,  see http://www.debian.org/~jdg

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