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

Ian Jackson <ian@davenant.greenend.org.uk> writes:
> I'm going to digress here somewhat on the `lurkers support me in
> email' question:
> As I said earlier the private mail I've received has convinced me that
> I do have support for what I'm trying to do.  I don't expect my
> opponents (or indeed anyone else) to necessarily believe me, but it
> does mean that to me arguments of the form `see how Branden and Manoj
> dislike your ideas, you must be on your own' are unconvincing.
> If there are people out there apart from Branden and Manoj who
> disagree with me about anything to do with this document (or indeed
> about anything at all in Debian!), I'd like to encourage them to mail
> me about it.  I promise to do my best to reply constructively.
> If I get the impression that I don't have the support I currently
> think I have you can be sure I won't press ahead, if only because
> getting trounced in a vote would leave me with egg on my face.
> Likewise, I'd like to encourage anyone who agrees with me and wants me
> to press on, and who hasn't already told me so, to mail me too.  I'd
> appreciate the additional moral support.

I don't have the time to get into this discussion, but so that you
can't claim that everyone but Branden, Manoj and Adam support you,
I'll say that I don't.

Arto Jantunen

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