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Re: On the "Debian Maintainers" GR

On Fri, Jul 27, 2007 at 10:04:20AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 26, 2007 at 09:12:46PM +0200, Pierre Habouzit wrote:
> > And so on. The thread you point is an excellent proof of the fact that
> > you seem to be quite alone in your point. Honnestly, if you don't like
> > the project where it's going, then just leave, [...]
> Uh, isn't Debian meant to be accepting of minority viewpoints, rather than
> a tyranny of the majority?

The way minorities need to work to have their viewpoints preserved is to
fully join the project and be able to vote and speak with a fully empowered
voice. Placing themselves in a lesser state as DM is not the way to do
this. That's not to say anything against the DM idea except that it should
definitely not be a mechanism to preserve minority viewpoints.

 - David Nusinow

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