* Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005-11-12 23:40:57]: > On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 12:13:51 +1000, Anthony Towns <email@example.com> said: > > > On Fri, Nov 11, 2005 at 10:21:08PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote: > > > But instead, what I'm led to wonder is if this is really standing up > > for our beliefs and fighting the good fight, or actually just trying > > to avoid those issues. Because insisting non-free stuff not appear > > at debconf seems like trying to avoid acknowledging its existence in > > the same manner as "sweeping stuff under the carpet", rather than > > having the non-free stuff appear and trying to convince possibly > > disagreeable folks that the DFSG's terms really are worth following > > no matter what your goals. > > This is a conference for Debian development. By definition, > Debian is 100%free. Am I mistaken in assuming that people > contributing to Debian are already familiar with the social contract, > and have decided to conform to it? (If now, why try to help Debian, > which, as a project, has ratified the SC, and thus the DFSG == free > ideal). at the last debconf in Helsinki there were people from outside debian giving talks, too. Hopefully we will have input from outside even in the future.
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