[Dev] [libreplanet-discuss] [consensus][due: 2016-06-13]: New version for Parabola Social Contract

coadde coadde at riseup.net
Fri Jun 10 22:25:42 GMT 2016

On 06/10/2016 07:18 PM, André Silva wrote:
> On 06/10/2016 06:25 AM, André Silva wrote:
>> On 06/10/2016 05:53 AM, André Silva wrote:
>>> On 06/10/2016 12:59 AM, Luke Shumaker wrote:
>>>> On Thu, 09 Jun 2016 22:55:26 -0400,
>>>> Richard Stallman wrote:
>>>>>   >  1. In this formal context, I believe that we should use formal name
>>>>>   >     given to it by its developers.
>>>>> In this case, you have to choose to give this kind of respect
>>>>> either to the developers of Arch GNU/Linux or to the GNU Project.
>>>>> Respecting the former means joining them in disrespecting us.
>>> It is my propose to solve it:
>>>      4.  **Parabola and Arch (the GNU/Linux distribution)**:
>>>          We will develop an operating system that is a free
>>>          version of the GNU/Linux system from "Arch" project
>>>          and possibly other Arch-based systems.  ...
>> s|propose|proposal|
> Even in my proposal we should use 'Arch GNU/Linux' or 'Arch (the
> GNU/Linux distribution)' as the former Arch operating system name in
> Parabola project, not just our Social Contract.
> 'Arch Linux' is a misnomer, because the system is GNU/Linux and
> Nomenclature page [0] needs expansion to explain that we will use the
> correct name 'Arch GNU/Linux' or 'Arch (the GNU/Linux distribution)'
> because we are giving this kind of respect to the GNU Project.
> In FSDG [1], specifically in "Please Avoid Repeating Propaganda and
> Confusion" says about list of words to avoid, in that list explains
> about Linux system as word to avoid [2]
> Parabola is a endorsed distro by FSF and it should avoid propaganda and
> confusion, even if Parabola talks about another distros (eg. Arch,
> Ubuntu, Suse, etc) inside the project.
> [0]:https://wiki.parabola.nu/Nomenclature#Arch
> [1]:https://www.gnu.org/distros/free-system-distribution-guidelines.html
> [2]:https://www.gnu.org/philosophy/words-to-avoid.html#Linux


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