[TOS] First draft of textbook: introductory chapter (foreword?)

Karsten Wade kwade at redhat.com
Tue Sep 8 14:12:39 UTC 2009


On Tue, Sep 08, 2009 at 09:16:34AM -0400, Greg DeKoenigsberg wrote:
> 
> Yes, this is precisely the angle I hope to take.  This is material for the 
> end of the book, not the beginning of the book.
> 
> If there's a preponderance of the *authors of the book* who agree with 
> MJ's opinion, I'm willing to reconsider.  But until I hear that 
> preponderance, the policy as defined in the foreword remains as is.

I just want to point out that resolving this happily for people is the
entire reason we use the evil "FLOSS/FOSS" acronyms.

Sometimes you have to commit a lesser evil to prevent a greater one.
Or, at least, that's what the pragmatists tell me.

- Karsten
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