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Re: Ready to vote on 2004-003?

Craig Sanders <cas@taz.net.au> writes:

> you are saying that non-dfsg docs/fonts/firmware/etc must not be permitted
> in debian, while at the same time insisting on an exception for mere
> convenience.

Except you have misunderstood my belief in the former.  I'm saying
that our ultimate goal should be to remove them, but that we can
schedule such removal in accord with various factors.  One such factor
is the time it would take to remove them.  A factor that I do not
think should count is the availability of replacements.

I simply do not regard everything in the Social Contract as a matter
of conscience.  Much of it is a matter of convenience.  I am not a
hypocrite simply because there are things which are not matters of
conscience for me.

(For example, I might insist that roast beef is better than flank
steak, but that doesn't somehow commit me to never eating flank steak
under pain of hypocrisy.)

That's my position, it may be less absolutist than the one you thought
I held.


PS: I thought you said you had no interest in reading anything I
wrote.  Perhaps I misunderstood.

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