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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free, Draft 2

Dale Scheetz <dwarf@polaris.net> writes:

> First, let me say in no uncertain words: "The Social Contract" and "The
> Debian Free Software Guidelines" are the defining principles of "The
> Debian Organization". The idea that these principles must, at some point
> in time, change to meet changing conditions undermines those principles.

     The "Debian Manifesto" predates the "Social Contract" and has as
much claim to set forth the defining principles of Debian as the
"Social Contract" We have chosen to downplay this document by
prefacing it with:

   Please note that this document is provided in order to document
   Debian's history.  While the general ideas still apply some details

     This comment is not intended to support or oppose the General
Resolution being considered.

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