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

Anthony Towns 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.

Yeah, I was just about to mention that I personally made a decision to do
as Jim stated over a year ago and no-one seemed at all bothered by it.

Branden, I'm very puzzled by your statement. (And after reading this
whole damn thread on the plane back to California, I must be too tired
to follow the supporting argument after it, because it makes no sense to

see shy jo

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