Re: Discussion - non-free software removal
On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 08:41:59PM -0500, Matej Cepl wrote:
> That's exactly my point -- which free program should I use when I
> want to listen to RealPlayer only radio stations (www.wgbh.org,
Why is removing non-free going to have any impact whatsoever on your
RealPlayer? You can still install and use it just like you can now.
> Until some better solution than the sacrifice is ready in the
> stable version, I will vote for keeping non-free in Debian. BTW,
NON-FREE IS NOT IN DEBIAN NOW.
This GR, therefore, DOES NOT remove non-free from Debian. It was never
Please understand the issues before voting.
> which list should I subscribe (with lower amount of emails) to be
> informed, when the voting will occur? I definitively want to vote
> against, but the amount of emails here is slightly too much for
Matej, please take a second to look into the issues so you can cast an
My proposal will not remove your ability to use RealPlayer or any other
My proposal will not remove your ability to get RealPlayer as a .deb.
My proposal will not even effect RealPlayer -- it's not even IN non-free;
it's in CONTRIB! Clause B of my proposal states in strong language that the
GR does NOT mandate the removal of contrib!