Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free
Matthew Vernon <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > I do not propose increasing difficulty for people to use non-free
> > software. I propose taking a stand on Free Software and stopping the
> That is so blatently untrue. Now, I can say apt-get install trn or
> whatever, and it works. Who will "support our users who want to use
> non-free software"? Where will the install queue run? Where will the
> non-free BTS live?
If non-free cannot continue to exist without Debian providing a crutch
for it, that says a lot. A LOT. It means that there is not enough
demand out there for non-free to exist on its own merits, and that
therefore we should not bother.
> > PLONK
> Your reasoning is superb.
Thanks, it's worked well for me in the past.