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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 06:01:21PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 04:53:11AM +0200, Fabrice Gautier wrote:
> > > Users who add other apt repositories besides our recommended ones are
> > > beyond our help
> > 
> > They are "beyond our help" while the SC say you have to "support our users
> > who develop and run non-free software on Debian"
> This sentence of the Social Contract, I believe, doesn't refer to _all_
> non-free software there is in the world. Just the parts Debian distributes,
> in its non-free area. 

Why do you think that?  It seems to be the opposite, to me.
Notice the "develop and run" part; if users develop non-free software
on Debian, then obviously we're not distributing it yet.

It doesn't say what kind of support, and I think that's intentional
-- there's no way to enumerate all the ways we might interfere with
people developing and running non-free software on Debian.

Richard Braakman

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