Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free
David Starner <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 06:49:55PM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > Instead, the likely impact of this resolution is that users
> > > who currently need to or choose to use non-free software will use
> > > another distribution. You may view this as no loss. I disagree.
> > man sources.list
> > PLONK
> What an argument. This _will_ push users who need non-free software
> to use another distribution, and I don't see how you can deny that.
Geez, it takes 5 seconds to update sources.list. What is so hard
> Frankly, as the president of a Linux User Group that has used Debian
> for Installfests, this would definetly drive me to install Stormix,
> or Mandrake next year. For our members want Netscape and the JDK,
> and we aren't going to win members by going fanatic about free
Debian does not ship with Netscape. Debian does not ship with JDK.
Debian is not about numbers. Debian is not about non-free software.
Debian is about Free Software.