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Re: Discussion - non-free software removal

John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

> No, I do not have a site lined up.  I find it hard to believe that nobody
> would find one by the time we both a) vote on the GR, and b) release the
> next stable.  That would be months down the road.

Too much work without enough benefit.

I dont think it is bad to have a non-free. Maybe we can make the
"non-free is NOT Debian" a bit more prominent (with a debconf note in
the packages, or requiring a Depends: vrms for every non-free package,
something like that. And maybe the drop of the non-free option the
installer/apt-setup from next point-release on, eg. user needs to enter
it by hand) but Im against the removal, there are enough useful packages
that are unfortunally not free enough for main.

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