On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto <jmbsvice...@gentoo.org> wrote: > The point I was addressing is the suggestion that the above should be > possible and the idea that any single developer is "entitled" to do so.
It's a moot point, because no one (that I see) claimed or is claiming to be entitled to that. In fact, Alec said > We did post to -dev, hence this thread. The point is that we don't > need any 'official opinion' to do anything; and I don't want to set > that precedent. If you have specific concerns about actions we plan > to take (which by the way, we are not planning an opt-out solution. > If we plan to do an opt-out solution, we will again have a thread on > -dev) then let us know He's not saying that no official opinion would be needed if they were doing an opt-out. He's saying that they don't need an official opinion *since* they aren't doing some sort of opt-out system. Not your fault, but this whole thread regarding the merits/legality/privacy of opt-out is completely irrelevant to the original topic. Matt