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Re: Discussion - non-free software removal

>>"John" == John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

 John> On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 11:51:13PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
 >> > Sure; but the free software community might see benefits in making
 >> > non-free software available -- eg, making the Debian system more useful

 John> Please remember that there is no particular link between making non-free
 John> software available in .deb format and storing that software on Debian
 John> servers.  The mere fact that it would no longer be stored on our servers
 John> does not imply that it will no longer be available.
	But it is likely. I know for a fact that one such almost-free
 package won't be. And I have no idea where you are drawing your
 conclusions from -- where shall these archive sites magically appear

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