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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

Matthew Vernon <mcv21@cam.ac.uk> writes:

> > I do not propose increasing difficulty for people to use non-free
> > software.  I propose taking a stand on Free Software and stopping the
> That is so blatently untrue. Now, I can say apt-get install trn or
> whatever, and it works. Who will "support our users who want to use
> non-free software"? Where will the install queue run? Where will the
> non-free BTS live?

If non-free cannot continue to exist without Debian providing a crutch
for it, that says a lot.  A LOT.  It means that there is not enough
demand out there for non-free to exist on its own merits, and that
therefore we should not bother.

> Your reasoning is superb.

Thanks, it's worked well for me in the past.

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