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Re: Bug#181028: cdrecord: promotes non-free software

On Sat, Feb 22, 2003 at 06:23:19PM +0100, Eduard Bloch wrote:
> #include <hallo.h>
> * BenC [Sat, Feb 22 2003, 11:53:42AM]:
> > IMO, we should not be promoting non-free software, especially when there
> > is a free alternative. Just because Joerg wants to make a buck doesn't
> > mean we have to let Debian become an advertising medium for him. He is
> > using our distribution and our users to promote a closed source product.
> Bullshit, dvddrecord is unmaintained. Oh, and please file a similar bug
> report against apt because they mention dotty (from graphviz, you know,
> non-free!!!! evil!!!!1, burn them all!!!) in apt-cache(8).

Get a life. Cdrecord is intentionally trying to advertise non-free
software for the benefit of it's author.

I agree with what someone else said, just remove the line entirely. Make
it just say "cdrecord does not support burning DVD's".

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