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Re: Linux Core Consortium

> Bruce

> Well, please don't tell this to all of the people who we are attempting
> to get to use Linux as the core of their products.

"core" (software architecture) != "core" (customer value).

> Also, please make sure to tell the upstream maintainers that we aren't
> going to use their code any longer, because we have decided that it's a
> bad idea to outsource the core of our product.

Debian isn't a product, it's a project, and the core of the project
isn't code, it's principles and processes.  Outsourcing the core of
Debian would be delegating judgements about software freeness and

- Michael

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