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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.)


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