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Re: Discussion - non-free software removal

On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 23:22, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 09:55:41PM -0500, Shaya Potter wrote:
> > On Tue, 2002-11-12 at 20:43, John Goerzen wrote:
> > > Let me first turn that around and ask you: what does it harm Debian and
> > > Debian users?  Is it that hard to change a few characters in sources.list?
> > 
> > many of the packages will not be apt-get'able if they are not on
> > debian's mirror network, because people will not be able to handle the
> > bandwidth requirements.  I remember when johnie ingram had to stop
> Wait a minute.  All we need is one high-bandwidth mirror to be primary. 
> This could be a place like metalab, archive.progeny.com, VA, or any number
> of other options.  The primary server doesn't have to be that
> high-bandwidth.

They have to agree of course, are we persuing this w/o "finding a home"
for non-free?

> All this, of course, neglects the contrib idea, which wouldn't require any
> extra servers at all.

yes, but some are saying no point of contrib either if we get rid of

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