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Re: [PATCH] manual: Remove warning in the documentation of the abort function

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  > You missed the tone and context of my statement; it has less to do with
  > my understanding of the GNU project hierarchy* and more to do with how I
  > see my contribution to the project.

					 My response was an attempt to bring
  > forward the fact that a number of us in the GNU project continue
  > contributing to the project not because of your involvement but despite it.

I'm grateful for your contributions, whatever your reasons for making
them, as long as you follow the project's rules.  The fact that you
are motivated by the cause of free software is a plus (not every
contributor shares that motivation).

There is no rule that you have to admire me.  I think you're doing me
an injustice, but I'm not going to reject your contributions just
because of that.

But there are some rules about the organization of the project --
certain decisions I can make.

  > * I've been contributing to GNU projects for a little less than a decade
  > so presuming that I don't understand is frankly a bit patronizing.

I didn't presume it.  I have seen you write some mistaken things about
that issue.  What I did presume is that the libc maintainers didn't
explain to you that they delegatie to you the authority I delegated to

I also see that you take offense at all sorts of things I say,
even though they do not criticize you.
Dr Richard Stallman
Founder, Free Software Foundation (,
Internet Hall-of-Famer (

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