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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 05:31:27PM +1000, Drake Diedrich wrote:
> >    I think this is a plot to make Debian less useful to a percentage
> > (between 5% and 95%) of the userbase
> Are you serious?
> > in order to create a larger market
> > niche for a new Debian-based distribution.  Probably Microsoft Debian.
> Well, if you're going to trot out a conspiracy theory, how about
> identifying as your culprit Progeny Linux, the new company with which John
> Goerzen has recently taken a position?  Progeny is headed by Ian Murdock,
> the founder of Debian and not someone about whom I am accustomed to hearing
> testimonals on lack of integrity.
A link on it: http://www.debian.org/News/weekly/1999/47

A quote: 'It will "produce a commercial derivation of the Debian
GNU/Linux distribution for the scientific and
technical markets"'.

I certainly hope there's no non-free stuff to be included.  If so, I'd
like to hear Mr. Goerzen address this issue in the light of what he's
trying to do with this resolution.

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