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Re: What do you win by moving things to non-free?

On Tue, Apr 19, 2005 at 09:31:53PM -0700, Brian Nelson wrote:
> On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 12:03:07AM -0400, Glenn Maynard wrote:
> > On Wed, Apr 20, 2005 at 05:31:52AM +0200, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > > If you really want to retain your "everything is software" point of 
> > > view, think about the consequences and work on them _before_ starting 
> > > the removals - and provide solutions for them that are available at the 
> > > time of the removals.
> [...]
> > And Debian has tried to work on reducing the impact, by trying
> > to convince the FSF to fix their license.  Not only have they
> > not done so, they've completely stonewalled, refusing to discuss
> > the issue at all.  
> That's completely untrue, actually, though I think that stuff is still
> confined to debian-private.

I don't particularly care about super-secret discussions that I can't
even see.  Regardless, the FSF hasn't fixed their license, they've
never indicated in any place I can see that there's any chance at
all they'll remove invariant sections, and they've had a very long
time to do so.

Glenn Maynard

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