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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

Raphael Hertzog <rhertzog@hrnet.fr> writes:

> BTW, AFAIK Mozilla doesn't support https yet, and I *need* https support
> (no lynx-ssl doesn't go since I need javascript & frame too). :-) Is there
> something going for https support in Mozilla ?

Yes, see cryptzilla.

> If really we wanted to remove non-free section, I guess that we should
> remove it from the standard dist but we should keep it on a apt repository

It was never in the standard dist.

> on nonfree.debian.org or something like that. Just because some of our
> user may prefer the non-free program to the free replacement... and if
> there's a developer volunteering to maintain the package it's really
> stupid to forbid him ...

Nobody's forbidding him, we're just saying that Debian won't
distribute it.

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