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Re: Discussion - non-free software removal

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

 John> 1. I have faith in the ability of the large numbers of non-free software
 John> supporters to find a workable alternative by the time of our
 John> next release that will not cause serious detriment to our
 John> users.

	And on what exactly are you basing this belief? That myriads
 of hosting options shall mysteriously just materrialize, and
 discovery of all these sites is going to be seamless and have little

	Hosting solutions do not grow on trees, and while something
 the size and impact of Debian may get free hosting, smaller, and
 non-free, packages shall not.

	I aver that this belief that most package shall find a well
 connected, mirrored hosting is a pipe dream.

	With aj, I find that your glossing over the impact of your
 suggested changes, and refusal to deal with the consequences, or to
 come to any compromise, makes it far less likely that I would support
 this (and I was inclined to do so before these hard sell tactics

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