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Re: My present position, in opposition of anything resembling non-free in social contract



On Sat, Jun 10, 2000 at 01:21:54AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 11:12:02AM -0400, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > On Fri, Jun 09, 2000 at 12:34:13AM -0700, Jim Lynch wrote:
> > > For the record, I hereby disclaim any promise whatsoever to support non-free
> > > software in any way whatsoever.
> > Then I expect there will be a number of people who want you booted from the
> > project, because:
> 
> Huh?
> 
> No developer has to support non-free right now, without any changes to
> the social contract whatever. Wichert Akkerman, Joey Hess, James Troup,
> and yourself are all prime examples of well known developers who don't
> maintain any non-free software [0], and I haven't seen any of you hung,
> drawn and quartered for some supposed lack of commitment to the social
> contract.
> 
> What were you saying about straw men, again?

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G. Branden Robinson            |
Debian GNU/Linux               |    Mob rule isn't any prettier just because
branden@ecn.purdue.edu         |    you call your mob a government.
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