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Re: A GNU “social contract”?

From: Alexandre François Garreau
Subject: Re: A GNU “social contract”?
Date: Sun, 03 Nov 2019 17:51:19 +0100

Le samedi 2 novembre 2019, 14:43:45 CET Jan Nieuwenhuizen a écrit :
> Alfred M. Szmidt writes:
> > But that is the thing -- GNU maintainers don't agree to anything
> Could you please make it more clear in your messages when you speak for
> yourself, i.e.: "I don't agree to ..." and refrain from suggesting that
> you could be speaking for me?

The “agree” is agreed in plural form, because “maintainers” is plural.  So 
it’s a AND (all maintainers, together, don’t agree), not a OR (it’s not 
sufficient for some of them to).

> I am supporting GNU mainly because of the free software philosophy.

It’s a personal decision, but you weren’t mandated to it, as noone was.

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