Stephen Frost <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> So, dare I ask, when was non-free created, and why? What were
> the reasons and who agreed to put non-free into the Social Contract and
> was Ian Murdock aware/involved?
I believe the reasons are those articulated in Paragraph Five of the
It was a compromise at the time between two motivations, made on the
basis of the reality current at that time. The state of the world has
moved on, and some thing it would be appropriate now to re-examine the
compromise and decide if or how it needs to be shifted.