Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free
How many times do I have to repeat it.
DEBIAN DOES NOT INLCUDE NON-FREE NOW.
There is NO CHANGE to our distribution by accepting this proposal.
The change is, at worst, to the archive and a few sources.lists.
Adam McKenna <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 06:11:39AM -0400, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > Choice versus imposition is a continuum, not a binary state. Do you submit
> > that the failure of a grocery store to carry a specific item of food is an
> > imposition upon you? But let us have a better analogy. What about a
> > health food store that refuses to carry unhealthy products like fried
> > cheeseburgers? Are the patrons of such a store being imposed upon?
> I don't like this analogy. What this GR is proposing is more like a full
> service grocery store deciding to become a health food specialty store. Do
> you think the health food store would retain the customers of the grocery
> store? Doubtful. If it had been the intention of the original writers of
> the Debian Social Contract to keep out all non-free software (or even
> mostly-free software), I believe they would have written that into the
> original contract. To change it now borders on malice.
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