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Re: Endorsing the GNU Social Contract

From: Ruben Safir
Subject: Re: Endorsing the GNU Social Contract
Date: Mon, 17 Feb 2020 20:02:44 -0500
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On 2/17/20 11:33 AM, Nathan Sidwell wrote:
> On 2/14/20 8:45 PM, Mark Wielaard wrote:
>> Thanks for your support. GCC has an FSF appointed steering committee
>> <> which is what we would
>> traditionally call the official GNU maintainers for a GNU package.
>> But given that GCC is so big they delegate responsibility to
>> maintainers for larger subsystems/packages, of which you are one.
>> I have created a special section on
>> <> to list
>> GNU community members like yourself who have endorsed the GNU
>> Social Contract.
> Further, RMS is a member of the GCC steering committee, and I believe
> has veto power (possibly only over non-technical decisions).  So the
> likelihood of that /committee/ endorsing the Social Contract is low.
> I do not know if other GNU projects have a similar oversight structure.
> nathan

And yes Nathan, I am fully aware that your not part of the rebellion per
se, but you are argueing for censorship...

that sucks

So many immigrant groups have swept through our town
that Brooklyn, like Atlantis, reaches mythological
proportions in the mind of the world - RI Safir 1998
DRM is THEFT - We are the STAKEHOLDERS - RI Safir 2002 - Leadership Development in Free Software

Being so tracked is for FARM ANIMALS and extermination camps,
but incompatible with living as a free human being. -RI Safir 2013

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