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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

David Graham <canada@eddie.cis.uoguelph.ca> writes:

> Looking over this resolution, and the implications in it, I can't help but
> feel we're taking a step back. We're taking a step away from where debian
> needs to go. By closing debian to closed programmes, debian becomes
> closed. Whether all software is GPL'd or MS-EULA'd, it doesn't matter.
> Both restrict the system, and the further development for it.

Your characterization of GPL software as closed is highly inaccurate,
and in fact, can be proven any number of ways to be so.

Do you really, therefore, advocate letting any software into Debian,
regardless of license, because we would be more "open" that way?

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