Re: Migration of non-free packages to testing
>>"Dirk" == Dirk Eddelbuettel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Dirk> On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 04:26:52PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
>> Just remember: it's not Debian.
Dirk> "I didn't have sex with this woman."
Dirk> -- William J. Clinton, late 1990s
Dirk> You're splitting the same hairs, dude.
Dirk> The fact that Debian maintainers volunteer to look after
Dirk> non-free software because it is of use to them, and/or to their
Dirk> users, makes it an effective part of Debian. The rest is
Dirk> academic, semantics, or whatever you like to call it. Last
Dirk> post in this thread for me.
Thank you for this compelling argument.
I am convinced, and I shall no longer oppose the GR amending
the social contract advocating the removal of the non-free packages
If it were not so much of a hassle rebooting my laptop to sign
this message, I would have made this a formal retraction copied to
-vote as well.
Promptness is its own reward, if one lives by the clock instead of
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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