Re: Summary: Proposal - Rescind GR 2004-003
On Tue, May 04, 2004 at 12:16:25AM +0200, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> Here is the list of rationale raised for this proposal:
> * People can make mistake and should be allowed to correct it.
> * This deserves to be an option on the ballet.
> * Full impact assessment by Anthony Towns  revealed the hidden issues.
> * We need to get the sarge out the door ASAP. 
> * All other proposed GRs to get the sarge out are better than the
> situation created by GR (2004-003). But they still seem to put heavy
> limitations on the past-sarge releases. This proposal solves them
> for good.
Are you sure about this? The problem is posed by RC issues which were
tagged sarge-ignore. This means that they would be ignored *only* for
sarge, and not allowed to remain after.
> * Change of SC by GR (2004-003) was not clarification but a radical
> change which subverts the original intent of the old SC.
So the original intent of the SC was to have non-free non-software in main?
I remember Bruce Perens saying the opposite (but I'm too lazy to search
where, so I may be in mistake). Have you got any reference which confirms