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Re: why Ian Jackson won't discuss the "disputes" document draft with me

>>"Ian" == Ian Jackson <ian@davenant.greenend.org.uk> writes:

 Ian> Eh ?  I sent you all - all of the people I was proposing might like to
 Ian> put their name to it - a draft.  Do you think I should have mailed you
 Ian> all privately but not posted it on -project ?  Surely then Branden and
 Ian> Manoj would have accused me even more of secrecy and cabalism !

	*Sigh*. You don't get it at all. It is your document -- post
 it as a draft, and invite people to put their name on it if they
 want. Do not coopt their decision making by asumming they shall
 obviously want their name on the document.

 The primary purpose of the DATA statement is to give names to
 constants; instead of referring to pi as 3.141592653589793 at every
 appearance, the variable PI can be given that value with a DATA
 statement and used instead of the longer form of the constant.  This
 also simplifies modifying the program, should the value of pi
 change. FORTRAN manual for Xerox Computers
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
1024R/C7261095 print CB D9 F4 12 68 07 E4 05  CC 2D 27 12 1D F5 E8 6E
1024D/BF24424C print 4966 F272 D093 B493 410B  924B 21BA DABB BF24 424C

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