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Re: RFD: amendment of Debian Social Contract

On Wed, Oct 29, 2003 at 04:25:28PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> 13) Clause 5 has been stricken entirely.  *This amendment does NOT
>     mandate the removal of the non-free section from anything,
>     anywhere.*  What it does do is withdraw our commitment to provide a
>     "non-free section" via a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) archive
>     specifically.  This makes it possible for us to decide, in the near
>     or distant future, to stop distributing the non-free section without
>     violating our own Social Contract.

The side effect being that removing the non-free section of our archive
will only need a normal GR, or even a decision of the tech comitee,
instead of needing a 3:1 (super) majority, like it does now, right ?


Sven Luther

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