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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> writes:
> > Hurting people in blind pursuit of principles can be bad. In this case,
> > we're harming people who use and maintain non-free software, either by
> > making it somewhat harder to obtain the software or removing all the
> > considerable existing infrastructure that can currently be used to help
> > maintain non-free software.
> Debian is not about maintaining non-free software; why should the
> responsibility fall to us?  Let the people that worry about that do
> it.

This is the status quo - the developers who want to maintain odd bits
of non-free software because they believe that users want to use that
non-free software are allowed to do so. 


"At least you know where you are with Microsoft."
"True. I just wish I'd brought a paddle."

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