Re: Debian's Linux kernel continues to regress on freedom
On Wed, 12 Sep 2007, Miriam Ruiz wrote:
> 2007/9/12, John Kelly <email@example.com>:
> > An obsession with "freedom" that insists on removing RFCs from source
> > tarballs, is absurd. Why not change the contract.
> You're not talking seriously, are you?
Why not? Is it difficult to acknowledge that not all people think the
same? Have you noticed that none of the GR end up with 100% on one side
and 0% on the other?
I also argued (on IRC) about the fact that removing some non-free parts
of upstream source tarballs (like RFC) is not really worth it if we make
sure that it doesn't end up in binary packages.
I think it's a perfectly valid opinion but I know that it's not the
predominant opinion within Debian. Given that I'm not affected by such a
case and given that others are happy with the status-quo, I don't see the
point to start a discussion about this.
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