Re: Bug#410129: installation-guide: minor fix for section 1.1 _What is Debian_
On Fri, 16 Feb 2007, Frans Pop wrote:
> I'd appreciate some advise/suggestions about the bug report below.
> I agree with Francesco that Debian does not necessarily promote "the
> ideals of the Free Software _Foundation_". However, others are
> probably more aware of the historical context.
> I am also unsure if replacing that by "ideals of Free Software" is
> correct. After all, Free Software is hardly a sentient entity that
> can have ideals.
I believe he's getting at the "Free Software Community" or similar.
That said, there's nothing stoping a concept from having ideals which
go along with it.
You could say she lived on the edge... Well, maybe not exactly on the edge,
just close enough to watch other people fall off.
-- hugh macleod http://www.gapingvoid.com/batch8.htm