Subject: Re: improving project maintainership
From: Simon Cozens <>
Date: Tue, 12 Feb 2002 16:30:31 +0000

Stephen J. Turnbull:
> >>>>> "rms" == Richard Stallman <> writes:
>     rms> sjt writes:
>           I don't know what you think of as "neutral", but to me
>     it would have involved participating in the discussions, and
>     making sure that all references to ssh and scp were purged
>     from the documentation of the standard and from the GNU Emacs
>     implementation.
>     rms> You seem to be defining "neutrality" as active support.
> Active support for improving Emacs, yes, while taking care not to give
> good press, or any press, to non-free software.

Indeed. Neutrality may not necessarily be an active process, but
*restoring* neutrality to a non-neutral situation certainly is.

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