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Re: DFSG#10

On Sun, May 23, 2004 at 09:19:49PM +0200, Tore Anderson wrote:
>   Ah, that's probably it.  That's one way of reading it I hadn't considered.
>  I considered "Debian" to be the noun, and still do, but at least this makes
>  sense, logically speaking.  Thanks.

Hmm...  I guess I could see Debian being a noun -- but it would be a
noun with a number of definitions (probably as many as a preposition).

In the case of the old version of the social contract and the release
management policy, I agree that the meaning you associated with that
noun is at least very close to the correct one.  However, the ambiguity
I was describing still existed, and was still a large enough ambiguity to
make it seem that there were interpretations of the Social Contract where
historical practice was in compliance with the Social Contract.


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