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Re: Bruce's rhetoric

On Fri, Nov 14, 1997 at 02:43:00PM -0800, Bruce Perens wrote:
> > most people in the world think of non-free to mean simply something for 
> > which you don't have to pay
> Obviously, when we use the word "free" all through Debian we're talking
> about freedom, not price.

I don't think it is "obvious" to some people who look at the FTP archive. My
original post just suggested changing the _name_ of it to make it clearer to
newbies. If I saw a section called "non-free", I might jump to the wrong
conclusion. However if I saw a section called "non-dfsg" or "restricted"
then I would read a file called README.DFSG to see what the directory


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