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Re: [RFC] Alternative proposal: reaffirm upstream and maintainers technical competence over the software they maintain

Luca Falavigna <dktrkranz <at> debian.org> writes:

> 2. Freedom of upstream discrection
>   Upstream Developers considering a specific Free Software (including,
>   but not limited to, a particular init system executed as PID 1)
>   fundamental to deliver the best Software releases, are fully entitled
>   to require, link, or depend on that Software, or portions of it.

Note that this paragraph *directly* goes against the *definition* of
a software distribution (take upstream software and integrate it with
the whole, occasionally going against upstream’s will) and towards a
unified userland.exe…


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