Working around the Board's decision on non-free software

Rahul Sundaram metherid at
Fri Jan 24 23:46:35 UTC 2014


On Fri, Jan 24, 2014 at 10:18 AM, Eric H. Christensen  wrote:

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> Well that didn't take long.  The Desktop WG appears ready to work around
> the specific wording we used (which was one of my objections) and find a
> way to include non-free software in searches, now without any kind of
> notification that the software is non-free[0].  I'm not sure why anyone
> would think that this isn't a violation of our basic foundations.
> [0]
> include the thread)

Eric,  don't do that.  Don't assume malice unnecessarily.   They are trying
to understand the boundaries and they do need some clarification on that.
It is a perfectly reasonable discussion to have.

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