Re: Honesty in Debian (was Re: Amendment to GR on GFDL, and the changes to the Social Contract
On Sun, Feb 12, 2006 at 07:53:39PM -0500, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> On Sat, Feb 11, 2006 at 01:46:14PM -0500, Nathanael Nerode wrote:
>> The reason I would do this is the same reason I often get so vocal
>> and sometimes angry about these matters: the issue of honesty. I
>> feel that the current situation is one in which Debian is using its
>> Social Contract to lie to its users, and that that has been going
>> on for a long time.
> Nobody is lying. A "lie" is an untruth made with the intent to
> deceive. Debian doesn't try to hide these unmodifiable licenses;
> it's been discussed openly on public lists many times.
So a user has to read _all_ archives of _all_ our public mailing lists
to get the whole picture? That's not acceptable.
(Attacking only the argument, not what you are trying to argue.)