Re: Thanks, and a Brief Survey

On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 12:31 PM, Lefty (石鏡 ) <lefty shugendo org> wrote:
> On 1/17/10 6:52 AM, "Ciaran O'Riordan" <ciaran member fsf org> wrote:
>> GNOME has a policy (written or not) that prohibits importing non-free
> software
>> into its repositories.
> I'm not personally aware of a written policy to this effect. If there's an
> "unwritten policy", I'd encourage the Board to write it down in clear and
> explicit terms and get it agreed to by the membership, since there's not
> necessarily any actual common understanding of what such a policy "says" or
> means, if that's the case.

To the best of my knowledge, that policy has never been written down.
That is because there is and always has been a very, very, very clear
and common understanding that this is the policy. It takes almost
willful ignorance of our history, culture and policy to suggest


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