On Mon, Sep 21, 1998 at 01:29:27PM -0700, David Welton wrote: > > J> I believed there to be concensus that GPG support was a good > > J> thing, and ought to be implemented ASAP. (For instance, some > > J> people can't currently develop Debian packages as they refuse to > > J> use PGP because of non-freeness). > > RMS has said that using non-free software to make free software is an > acceptable use... I hope people like this are working on gpg and psst > (ssh replacement) - especially the later, as they are two *critical* > pieces of non-free software. I am not willing to compromise on many > things, but I won't risk my computers' security for free software. Agreed! I've got a bit of a sour taste in my mouth from ssh v2 license issues. They deserve to watch their broadbased support from non-commercial users vanish and their application replaced by free software. Their right to license code they write as they see fit. NOT their right to steal code and put a non-free license on it!
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