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Re: Uploaded dpkg 1.4.0.28 (source i386 all) to master



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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