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Re: Turning GNU into a bottom-up organization

From: František Kučera
Subject: Re: Turning GNU into a bottom-up organization
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 20:34:43 +0200
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Dne 22. 10. 19 v 19:01 DJ Delorie napsal(a):
> Ruben Safir <> writes:
>> Appointment has always worked.
> RMS is a bus factor of one.
> Every GNU project should ask themselves this question too - is there one
> person who, if they went MIA, would cause the project undue distress?
> Say, a keeper of passwords, or owner of domains?  If so, does the
> project have a plan for fixing that?  Appointing a new maintainer will
> not magically make secret passwords appear.

This is already solved. The GNU domain (and many copyrights and right to
issue new versions of licenses etc.) is held by FSF. And FSF is not a
single person – FSF has voting members and the board of directors. There
is no bus factor 1. The problem is that some people do not respect this
standard process and organization.


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