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Re: ***UNCHECKED*** Re: Re: Willingness to share a position statement?

On Fri, Mar 26, 2021 at 06:47:31AM -0400, Miles Fidelman wrote:
> Christian Kastner wrote:
> > On 26.03.21 01:06, Simon Richter wrote:
> > > >    (2) how deeply Debian gets involved
> > > We are in a prominent position. The OSI's Open Source Definition is
> > > derived from the Debian Free Software Guidelines, after all, not the
> > > other way 'round.
> > > 
> > > There is no way for us to not be involved in something that affects the
> > > whole free software community.
> > Sure, but we have a choice as to how we get involved -- the specific
> > actions, or inaction. See the ongoing GR.
> > 
> > All I'm saying is that when people speak out about the wish to be
> > apolitical, the term 'apolitical' should not be taken in the widest
> > possible sense, which covers any action or inaction, and then dismissed
> > for being impossible.

> > Rather, in should be understood in a stricter sense, namely of favoring
> > inaction ("political inactivism", if you like).
> If one wants to talk political - maybe it's time to survey the Debian
> community as to who feels how about Stallman.  Otherwise this is all a based
> on a few loud voices shouting at each other.

LOL what do you think a vote is

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