Re: A plea for some peace
Drake Diedrich <Drake.Diedrich@anu.edu.au> writes:
> We will not be pouting and leaving. We will have been driven out.
*YOU* will not be driven out.
> Roughly half my packages are non-free. I'll have been told take them
> elsewhere. If I then have to create that elsewhere-to-go-to why wouldn't I
> take the entire free archive with me and fork the project?
What's the point of doing that? Just apt the new place. It's not
> We tried to tell Goerzen this would happen on IRC. He, you, and the rest
> are not listening. If we have to create nonfree.org or whatever it won't
> just be an add-on to DFSG Debian. We'll have to take free Debian too to
> make sure DFSG packages aren't yanked out from under non-free packages that
> still depend on them (libc5 for instance for binary-only games, libc6 vs
You keep beating your drum about this but you continue to fail to
And we'd still keep libc5 in the dist.
> Then there's the package-name conflicts. What happens if Debian
This can be coordinated. Heck, one could just add "nf-" in front of
it. It's a generic problem as we approach a global namespace for
> It has lower priority for me. "Debian" is us. We decide how much support
> non-free gets. This General Resolution will *force* me to put more time
Indeed we do decide. That's what this GR is asking us to do.
> into non-free. Do you understand now why there is such violent opposition
> to it? The existence of non-free on Debian servers doesn't make you spend
> any time on it, use it, or anything. The absence will make me spend a lot
> more time on it.
Not so. You could just upload elsewhere, or whatever. Stop being
selfish about it.