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Re: Let's not forget why many people use/contribute to Debian



> > I'm not against removing packages from non-free when there are free programs
> > that do everything that the non-free ones do.  I'm against someone telling me
> > Mozilla is "almost good enough so I have to use it" when I want to use
> > Netscape.
> 
> Luckily, nobody will try to tell you what to use. Your objection has nothing
> to do with the GR at hand.

It does if it becomes significantly harder for me to install than it is now.
What about newbies?  The best thing, I think, is to give them something to
latch onto while they tread in unfamiliar waters.  They'll switch when the
time is right.

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