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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free, Draft 2

** On Jun 09, Matthew Vernon scribbled:
> "J.H.M. Dassen (Ray)" <jhm@cistron.nl> writes:
> > 
> > On Thu, Jun 08, 2000 at 16:29:30 +0100, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> > > Do you have data to back up "vast majority"?
> > 
> > Try living in Europe for a year, and you'll simply know from experience why
> > downloading isn't an option in many cases. 
> *ahem* I have lived in the UK for the last 21-and-a-bit years. Or does
> that not count? Sure, it's better to have a CD for most things on crap
> dialup, but even on crappy dialup, I've installed the odd small
> package. Free services are on the increase here too.
I definitely agree even though I live in Poland (a country most people in
the West think is still in middle-ages :)))).

> I still don't think you've provide evidence that "the vast majority"
> of users use CD. I'm not sure you've even shown that a majority do.
In Poland 80% of Debian users got it off the net. That's for sure.


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