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Re: Results of the Lenny release GR

On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 04:41:51PM +0000, Steve McIntyre wrote:
> Robert, I appreciate that you believe you're doing the right thing
> here, but attempting to continue this discussion right now, just after
> the first vote that has already delayed Lenny, is not going to help
> you or anybody.

I don't see how even option 1 would have delayed Lenny.  I just see that it
would have forced a few patches to be applied.

But we got option 5 instead.  You claim this has delayed Lenny.  Please
explain how.

> It *is* clear that a substantial majority of DDs want
> us to release Lenny soon rather than attempt to fix every last
> issue. Please drop it for now.

You're writing with the assumption that fixing DFSG violations is fundamentally
incompatible with releasing Lenny soon.

I can see that this could be true for some cases, where critical functionality
is affected, but for most of them (including firmware) I don't see any

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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