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Re: Discussion - non-free software removal

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

 John> On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 11:09:02AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
 John> It seems that with all the obvious interest in this, and the number of
 John> people we have around that have well-connected high-powered machines to
 John> offer, that it would be more unlikely that no replacement would appear.
 >> Fine. Find me one. Just one. That would take a couple of
 >> non-free packages. I suspect you'll find that it is harder than you
 >> think. 

 John> Hell, I'll host angband in an apt-gettable repository myself if
 John> that's what it takes to get this GR passed :-)

	well, it would certainly make me less strident.

 John> What other packages did you have in mind?


	But that is merely my list -- I am sure that others with votes
 have other non-free packages they are wedded to. (presence of
 graphviz has enabled me to convert 5 server/work stations at work
 over to Debian; it used to be a NT/Red Hat shop before. The presence of
 a few essential non-free packages has allowed me to start converting
 people over to free software). 


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