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Re: The new Social Contract and releasing Sarge



"Jamin W. Collins" <jcollins@asgardsrealm.net> schrieb:

>> decision for the sake of releasing Sarge in the forseeable future. Those
>> who thought that the old SC basically said the same as it does now, did
>> for the most part excuse the RM's decision on this: it was not
>> practically viable to f.e. move GFDL-docs to non-free before Sarge was
>> released.
>
> In many cases there was more than enough time to do something about
> them.  A search of the BTS for the sarge-ignore tag shows that most (all
> but 2) listed bug reports are over 200 days old, more than enough time
> to do something about them.  Granted this is but a cursory glance at
> these tickets.

Of course there would have been time. But instead of removing them, the
better thing would be to relicense them, or to change the GFDL. Many
people hoped, and still hope, that the negotiations with the FSF will
lead to some action in that direction.

Regards, Frank
-- 
Frank Küster, Biozentrum der Univ. Basel
Abt. Biophysikalische Chemie

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