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Re: Whether remotely running software is considered "software" for Debian.

Andrey Rahmatullin <wrar@xxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 01:51:16AM -0400, Anthony DeRobertis wrote:
> > Policy is not the Social Contract, Policy is not the Constitution.
> > Policy can be relatively easily changed and is supposed to largely
> > document actual practices. So really, Policy needs to be amended.
> > And attempting to language-lawyer Policy like this is pointless.
> I don't it *needs* to be amended as there is no data that the current
> policy language cause problems.

Yes, I'm in agreement that the Policy wording has not been demonstrated
to cause the alleged problems.

I'm also in agreement with Anthony that, *if* the Policy wording is in
conflict with agreed consensus practice, in that hypothetical scenario
that would mean it is Policy that need to change.

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