Re: call for seconds: on firmware
* Robert Millan (email@example.com) [081117 16:26]:
> On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 06:02:00PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > >
> > > What they are not empowered to do is to decide to release with
> > > DFSG violations in main.
> > Sorry? The release team is empowered to release, and that includes
> > releasing with some known RC bugs. That’s what they’ve been doing –
> > including with DFSG-freeness RC bugs – since I have known this project.
> > The Social Contract doesn’t say anything about stable releases, nor
> > about the release team. The interpretation that the release team is
> > somehow special is your own.
> Why would it have to? Knowingly violating the Social Contract is not allowed
> anywhere in the project, not just in stable releases. The fact that other
> participants did (either intentionally or unintentionally) is by no means an
> excuse for the Release Team to do the same.
Stop your FUD.
The Release Team isn't violating the Social Contract.