Re: Discussion - non-free software removal
Kevin Rosenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The relucatance that I heard from two users, one who introduced me to
> Debian and the other that introduced to Debian is this: they are more
> comfortable using packages from Debian mirrors because they know that
> software has been created by certified Debian developers and that
> package has been digitally signed by the Debian developer. One user
> summarized it: "if the package is good, why isn't on the Debian
1) Any non-free .deb site could certainly restrict uploads to bona
fide Debian developers.
2) That user's question is a very good one, and now it will get
answered: "because the software isn't free software". And that's a
very good thing for them to know.