Re: two questions for candidates

2007-12-03 Thread Luis Villa
On Dec 3, 2007 1:11 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If people are going to be looking at licenses, I would very much like to discuss the FDL v2, and our usage of the FDL in general. There are some troublesome parts whose implications for GNOME aren't clear to me.

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-12-03 Thread Richard Stallman
There is no schedule for the next FDL. Since Wikipedia has made up its mind, I want to (and owe it to them to) work on this soon. However, there is time to listen to suggestions, if they come soon. ___ foundation-list mailing list

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-12-02 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 30, 2007 3:56 PM, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: If people are going to be looking at licenses, I would very much like to discuss the FDL v2, and our usage of the FDL in general. There are some troublesome parts whose implications for GNOME aren't clear to me. My immediate

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-12-02 Thread Richard Stallman
If people are going to be looking at licenses, I would very much like to discuss the FDL v2, and our usage of the FDL in general. There are some troublesome parts whose implications for GNOME aren't clear to me. Would you like to pick someone to discuss this with the FSF?

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-30 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 30, 2007 3:51 PM, Shaun McCance [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 14:54 -0500, Luis Villa wrote: On Nov 26, 2007 10:28 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 2. How do you think the GNOME Foundation should support the Free Software Movement in general? I

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-29 Thread Behdad Esfahbod
On Mon, 2007-11-26 at 10:28 -0500, Richard Stallman wrote: 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? No. (send it out sooner is not a valid answer.) 2. How do you think the GNOME Foundation should support the Free Software Movement in general? By

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-28 Thread Rui Miguel Silva Seabra
On Wed, Nov 28, 2007 at 12:04:14PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote: quote who=Rui Miguel Silva Seabra Microsoft isn't defending OOXML under the terms defined by ISO. So we should be as grubby and corrupt as them? No, we simply shouldn't be lax or complacent with a convicted entity who has not

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-28 Thread Vincent Untz
Hi, Le lundi 26 novembre 2007, à 10:28 -0500, Richard Stallman a écrit : 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? I might have changed a word or two, and I would have liked to see this statement out sooner, as others said... But no big change. 2. How do you

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-28 Thread Richard Stallman
Right on, but you could make sure not only geeks noticed the many poison pills of OOXML. This discussion is an evident proof one of the poison pills is getting at people. This discussion is not about supporting OOXML. The discussion is about how to prevent OOXML from becoming

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-27 Thread Gregory Leblanc
On Nov 26, 2007 2:54 PM, Luis Villa [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: On Nov 26, 2007 10:28 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: [snip] 2. How do you think the GNOME Foundation should support the Free Software Movement in general? [snip] More long-term, working with the online desktop

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-27 Thread Jeff Waugh
quote who=Jeff Waugh quote who=Richard Stallman 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? I'd probably include a message about not fighting OOXML on political grounds because they have no impact on the ISO standardisation process. To succeed, we need

two questions for candidates

2007-11-26 Thread Richard Stallman
1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? 2. How do you think the GNOME Foundation should support the Free Software Movement in general? ___ foundation-list mailing list foundation-list@gnome.org

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-26 Thread Jeff Waugh
quote who=Richard Stallman 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? I'd probably include a message about not fighting OOXML on political grounds because they have no impact on the ISO standardisation process. To succeed, we need to fight OOXML under the terms

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-26 Thread Diego Escalante Urrelo
Hey, On 11/26/07, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? Mmmm, I would have included a line in all-caps saying GNOME Foundation doesn't like OOXML, we have someone in the committee because standard or not Ms is

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-26 Thread Luis Villa
On Nov 26, 2007 10:28 AM, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? I wish it were more explicit about how the Foundation feels that the ODF folks have been undermining the standards process. It isn't obvious to

Re: two questions for candidates

2007-11-26 Thread Lucas Rocha
Hi, 2007/11/26, Richard Stallman [EMAIL PROTECTED]: 1. Would you change anything in the GNOME Foundation statement about OOXML? I would change the date it was released. :-) I think the most serious problem about GNOME Foundation participation on ECMA TC45-M was that it wasn't properly