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Re: Licenses for DebConf6

* Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> [2005-11-12 23:40:57]:

> On Sun, 13 Nov 2005 12:13:51 +1000, Anthony Towns <aj@azure.humbug.org.au> 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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