Re: Are DFSG free package in non-us part of Debian?
Joseph Carter <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> And what to we do when all free software is banned?
It's not and I'm not going to get into arguments about such wild
hypotheticals. If it came to pass, then obviously, something would
have to change.
> I'm disgusted that so many people here have said that GPG and other
> things like it FAIL THE DFSG because of the US's stupid laws.
Stop ranting for the fun of it; I never said anything of the sort, in
fact I argued exactly the opposite (<email@example.com>).
> Debian is not a US project, it's a GLOBAL project.
Yes, which is exactly the point. If it were US only, there wouldn't
be a problem as the restriction is on export :-)
> We can do the best we can to accomidate our US mirrors,
and US-based CD distributors.
> but in the end we really should not be limiting ourselves to
> restrictions imposed by a single police state.
Using a non-us section is hardly ``limiting ourselves''.