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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

tb@MIT.EDU (Thomas Bushnell, BSG) wrote:
>Debian is the free parts of the main archive.  We all know that
>non-free is not part of Debian.  I think it's a reasonable idea to say
>that it is not Debian's job to advance the commercial interests of
>software developers who are not willing to help out the free software
>I think it's the job of the commercial software companise mooching off
>Debian (and those developers who are willing to help them) to make
>non-free and distribute it.

Since forbidding commercial exploitation of one's software is enough to
have it placed in non-free, these are rather strange statements to make
in support of this proposal.

Colin Watson                                     [cjw44@flatline.org.uk]

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