Re: First Call for votes: General resolution for the handling of the non-free section
On Tue, Mar 09, 2004 at 08:47:37PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> > > It's impossible to enforce a "STFU about it" option.
> On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 11:51:49AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
> > similarly, it's impossible to enforce a "Further Discussion" option yet
> > it's there on the ballot.
> Maybe it would be clearer if you prefixed that with "Allow for". Even more
> if you consider that this is a part of a decision making process.
> Futher Discussion allows for further discussion before any binding decisions
> are made.
> Does it make sense to talk about allowing people to shut up? Does it make
> more sense to talk about allowing people to shut up before decisions are
are you fucking stupid? is everyone in debian fucking stupid? do you all have
to squabble over the tiniest most pedantically trivial things? for fuck's
sake, get a grip - argue all you like over REAL things, pick the shit out of
REAL holes in people's arguments, but don't fucking waste time over stupid
bullshit like this.
the point, for those of you to stupid to work it out for yourselves even after
being told TWICE what it is, is that it makes a very nice suggestion that it
would be good if people just shut the fuck up about this subject. that's it.
that's all. nothing else. no more can be read into it. and, surprisingly, it
will not be enforced by debian storm-troopers or black helicopters.
i really don't know how much simpler i can put it than that. if even that is
beyond you, then there is no point in trying again.
> > and just in case you miss the point of this message: some of us are sick to
> > death of this topic.
> So what?
it would be nice if everyone would just shut the fuck up about it. that's "so
> If you don't like reading about it, don't. Unsubscribe from the list(s).
> Killfile its threads. Stop writing about it.
unfortunately, that isn't possible. the anti non-free bigots will take silence
as assent and push even harder for their obnoxious aims.
> Or, if you prefer, carry on melodramatically about how other people are so
> cruel to you...
WTF are you talking about it?
are you sane? you seem to make a habit of going off on weird non-sequitir
tangents that appear to have no relationship to reality or to anything that has