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Re: Debian Weekly News - June 27th, 2000

On Thu, Jun 29, 2000 at 10:51:02PM -0400, paul wrote:
> 	I fail to see what other distributions (with differing 
> distribution policies) do as having anything to do with Debian.  Each 
> distribution chooses thier own philosophy.  Currently Debian chooses the 
> Free Software camp.

This is debatable, and has been debated. It hasn't been voted on or
decided though. Non-free software is still part of the Debian project.

> [...], it just shifts the responsibility for the 
> quality of non-free software to those who choose to use use, package or 
> distribute it.

And this is where the responsibility lies at the moment, too.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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