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Re: Debian contributor Register of Interests

On May 10, 2017 3:20:49 PM EDT, Jonathan Dowland <jmtd@debian.org> wrote:
>On Wed, May 10, 2017 at 11:55:33AM -0400, Scott Kitterman wrote:
>> Participation in Debian is voluntary, so saying information
>disclosure is 
>> voluntary doesn't really mean anything.
>Evidently it does mean something, since here we are discussing it.
>> I object to the existence of such a registry because just because
>> 'voluntary' now, doesn't mean it won't be effectively mandatory due
>to either 
>> new project rules or social pressures later.
>If you object to mandatory impositions, why are you advocating to
>preventing people such as I from declaring interest, if we so wish?

I have no objection to what individuals do or don't do regarding such disclosures.  Declare all you want.

The project creating a centralized information repository is an entirely different thing.

Scott K

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