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Re: Report from the Bug Squashing Party in Salzburg

On Jun 21, Lars Wirzenius <liw@liw.fi> wrote:

> The other aspect, however, is that Hangout and Skype are not free.
> It is not unacceptable for those developing Debian to use non-free
> software, or non-free services, but it gets problematic if it's
I do not remember the social contract discussing services provided by 
third parties.
While some people understandably do not like to use proprietary online 
services managed by third parties, there is no consensus that using them 
for Debian purposes is inappropriate.

> To find out if a service like this is actually useful for distributed
> bug squashing, by all means, let's use the proprietary services. Then
> we can find or make the free software to do it with freedom.
This looks like a good plan to me.


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