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Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free

On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 01:32:42AM -0400, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> I believe I was the one that used the word "moocher".  I was very
> careful to make clear that the word applied to those who write
> non-free software, not the Debian volunteers who support parts of
> non-free.

It's still unfair; in fact, it may be more unfair. Few authors of
the non-free software in Debian are either getting any money for
it, or asked for their code to added to Debian. How are those who
write code/programs and give it away (at no monetary cost to the 
recipient), under a license you don't like, moochers? What do they 
take that those who write no code (free or not) don't?

David Starner - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
http/ftp: x8b4e53cd.dhcp.okstate.edu
"A dynamic character with an ability to survive certain death and 
a questionable death scene leaving no corpse? Face it, we'll never
see her again." - Sluggy Freelance

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