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Re: sharefont package license sucks, even for non-free



On Sat, Nov 04, 2000 at 06:05:40AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 03, 2000 at 11:51:36AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> > > Should Debian resources be used to make a buck for maintainers?
> > No.
> > > Do we need policy against this sort of thing?
> > Yes.
> 
> Then I propose that maintainers working for companies that use and
> advertise Debian based products (VA Linux, Stormix, Corel, Progeny and
> HelixCode spring to mind) should be publically chastised and removed
> from the project if they don't quit their day jobs, or get their companies
> to refocus on, say, RedHat.

i'm confused. to try to put it simpler:

1) helix and redhat are making money from software that could be in `main'
   (perfect, imho :)
2) what if making money from software that can only be in `non-free' ?

is my understanding right? if it's right then what's the answer?

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