Re: Discussion - non-free software removal
>>"John" == John Goerzen <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
John> On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 09:44:23AM +1100, Craig Sanders wrote:
>> oh great, another round of the non-free jihad.
John> Oh great, another round of red herring attacks.
John> I'm glad that you find it so difficult to disagree with what I say that you
John> instead choose to attack that which I have not said.
>> what exactly does this gain for debian and debian users, apart from a
>> fascist enforcement of YOUR ideological preferences?
John> Let me first turn that around and ask you: what does it harm
John> Debian and Debian users? Is it that hard to change a few
John> characters in sources.list?
This is a misstatement. There won't be a few lines to change;
there may not be a replacement; or gathering the list may be a
If you find a place for all he non-free software, and thus
make your statement actually true; (instead of a mere sophist device
to gloss over the problems), things shall be different.
As such, this statement is trivially false: angband, for one,
is unlikely to find a home once non-free is removed, and I have no
way of knowing if this is the only such package.
"The porcupine with the sharpest quills gets stuck on a tree more
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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