Re: Results of the Lenny release GR
On Sun, Jan 11, 2009 at 09:25:37AM -0800, Russ Allbery wrote:
> Ben Finney <email@example.com> writes:
> > Though there seem to be a number of people vocally wishing Robert
> > would go away or the like, I have yet to see any substantive response
> > to the questions he's raised in this thread.
> I made a substantive response to these points weeks ago. He just didn't
> like it.
> I don't feel the urge to constantly repeat it, but since I'm sending the
> mail anyway: the release team made a delegate decision. That decision was
> not overridden. Hence, the release continues. All else is irrelevant.
> If he wants to stop the release, he needs to propose a GR to override the
> delegate decision, and it has to pass. Neither of those things have
> happened. Until they do, this is all pointless noise.
As I said in a separate mail, the developers just discredited this line of
reasoning by ranking option 2 above option 4.
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."