Re: Discussion - On proposal E (Transition Guide)
On Tue, 25 May 2004 20:07:02 +0200, Robert Millan <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> I'm concerned about proposal E. I believe it essentialy means that
> any changes that are made to the DFSG or SC won't have any effect if
> they make them more strict, but they will have effect if they relax
> them. Is that the intended in "[..] for a limited time, Debian will
> not be compliant with the new Social Contract"?
> Seems like the use of the word "limited" is ambigous. Any amount of
> time is "limited" by a greater one.
> Any comments on this?
I am willing to trust that people implementing the release
policies are reasonably competent, and shall not be working against
the spirit of a foundation document. So limited is whatever
reasonable time it is that it takes for us to meet the directives of
the social contract.
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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