[Fsf-Debian] The question behind the questions

Ben Finney ben+debian at benfinney.id.au
Sun Aug 5 03:18:16 UTC 2012

Mason Loring Bliss <mason at blisses.org> writes:

> I'm personally disappointed that we haven't had more concrete
> proposals from the project leads involved in the list. I am inclined
> to think that there's a lot of back-room haggling going on, and that
> seems distastefully opaque for our purpose. Or maybe there's not, and
> the effort's not being taken seriously enough.

Perhaps you haven't seen this recent message from Stefano Zacchiroli
<leader at debian.org> (Message-ID: <20120803203844.GA28646 at upsilon.cc>):

> This specific topic is something me and John have already
> discussed over the past several months. We do now have an authoritative
> answers from FSF on at least some of the related (sub-)topics.

> It has not been posted here yet just due to unfortunate timing on both
> mine and John sides (miscellaneous busy-ness, non-overlapping vacations,
> you know, usual "real life" issues :-)).  Another reason is that, as
> I've mentioned before, we wanted to send here a more comprehensive
> summary of our past discussions. And that takes time to prepare.

> I now expect that summary to be sent here RSN; gunpointed for an ETA I'd
> say in 7-10 days.  I apologize for the delay.

See that message for more detail.

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