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Re: Migration of non-free packages to testing

On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 03:37:39PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>  >> There are no non-free Debian packages, because non-free packages are
>  >> not part of Debian.  We happen to provide a place for them on the
>  >> servers, that's all.
>  Josip> Yeah, whatever, they're there, and you're not helping with pointless
>  Josip> GNU-like phraseology rants. :P
> 	This is an excellent argument for modifying the social
>  contract and dumping the non free packages from the archives.

You would ignore the wishes of non-free .deb users for the sake of sparing
us of one periodic flamewar? I don't think that's a good ratio. Perhaps if
dumping non-free would simultaneously add i(5|6|7|8|9|whatever)86
optimizations to the rest of Debian -- then I might be amenable to that :>

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