[Spi-private] Bruce's Platform

Matthew Garrett mjg59-spi at srcf.ucam.org
Fri Jul 14 17:06:22 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jul 14, 2006 at 05:54:40PM +0100, MJ Ray wrote:
> Matthew Garrett <mjg59-spi at srcf.ucam.org>
> > > I gave you the social contract and it's been the right one for the 
> > > project. The activism role belongs in SPI, and Debian's role is to be a 
> > > member software project of SPI.
> > 
> > I'm sorry, I find that insulting. Nothing in the social contract defines 
> > Debian's role with respect to SPI. [...]
> It's in the constitution.  I think there's no sense flaming Bruce
> for naming the wrong debian foundation document.

The constitution does define the relationship between SPI and Debian 
(though certainly not as Bruce described), but the distinction is 
relevant here - Bruce was heavily involved in the writing of the social 
contract, but the consitution was mostly written by Ian Jackson after 
Bruce had resigned.
Matthew Garrett | mjg59 at srcf.ucam.org

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