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

On Wed, 7 Jun 2000, Jason Gunthorpe wrote:

> On 7 Jun 2000, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > and run it.  I believe that they are competent and talented people who
> > know how to configure a few FTP servers and set up a BTS, and make it
> > work with a fairly small amount of effort.
> Gee, I don't know if the current team of people keeping the BTS, Mirrors,
> Archive, Web Pages, etc would agree with this kind of dismissal of how
> difficult and complicated a job it really is. 
> I'd say it would take a month or more of very steady effort to make the
> required arrangements just to get the show on the road, and probably a
> good two days every week there after just to keep it all running smoothly.
> Realisticly, Debian would loose probably two talented people just to
> maintain this new creation, who ever these people may be. I'd rather see
> them working on free software stuff than doing work which is more
> efficiently done with the current arragement.

   Then reconsider your support for this resolution.  


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