mattst88 at gentoo
Aug 29, 2011, 7:11 PM
Post #26 of 29
On Mon, Aug 29, 2011 at 9:53 PM, Jorge Manuel B. S. Vicetto
<jmbsvicetto [at] gentoo> 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