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Re: NEW handling: About rejects, and kernels

On Thu, Mar 24, 2005 at 05:37:02PM +0000, Henning Makholm wrote:
> Scripsit Hamish Moffatt <hamish@debian.org>
> > Please don't rehash old arguments. Nobody has argued that we should put
> > non-free packages into main, but we don't agree on what is free and what
> > isn't for all types of packages.
> Do you have any arguments for this that do *not* basically reason
> backwards from "we want this stuff to be in main, freedoms or not"?

Well, I would start with "we want this stuff in main" and work from
there; consider what freedoms we reasonably need and what we can
reasonably expect.

I have not been through the analysis myself for documentation. 
It's certainly been done to death for firmware though, where we have
gone for freedom for freedom's sake.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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