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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

I don't purport to know what "the way" is.  I know this isn't it, though.

I don't see how the status quo is particularly bad.  As several people have
already noted, the reasons behind this proposal are mainly motivated by

Personally, I want debian to be the best distro it can be, and I think
everyone else does too -- I just fail to see how this particular proposal
advances that goal.  I see far more potential negatives than positives.

Perhaps what I find most distasteful is the general sentiment that software
developers right's don't matter unless they are developing free software.
Feel free to argue that this isn't the case, but I have seen it everywhere in
this community, and even more so after joining this list.


On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 03:48:48AM -0400, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Adam McKenna <adam-debian@flounder.net> writes:
> > Free software zealots: This isn't a way to accomplish what you want to 
> > accomplish.  This will only serve to drive users (and quite possibly
> > developers) away.
> This may be true.  However, it would be helpful if you could say what
> the way is.  

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