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Re: Effect of GR 2004_003

On Fri, May 21, 2004 at 07:54:54PM -0400, Walter Landry wrote:
> Because there is some confusion over what the actual effects of the
> various options in GR 2004_003 are, I have undertaken an analysis.

Walter, your analysis is useful but does not seem to be neutral;

> Choice 1 (Postpone until Sept 1), Choice 2 (Postpone until after
> Sarge), and Choice 4 (revert to old wording), will have no effect on
> release policy.  The Release Manager erroneously concluded that
> nonfree material could be included in a release [1].  Bruce Perens'
> comment about the freedoms expected for everything on a Debian CD, as
> well as the near universal agreement on debian-legal attest to the
> clear meaning of the DFSG.

An impartial analysis would be more useful I think.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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