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Re: Next steps for gitlab.debian (Re: GitLab B.V. to host free-software GitLab for Debian project)

On Sun, Jun 26, 2016 at 08:50:05PM +0200, Tollef Fog Heen wrote:
> > > Do you also object to DSA using puppet for configuration management?

I don't. In fact I wasnt aware puppet is under "non-free" CLA as well.
> There are significant pieces of free software where there exists
> commercial and proprietary offerings either extending the software
> directly or building on it by offering various value adds.  As long as
> the project is run like a free software project, I don't see a problem
> with this, in particular for the second version, where the value add
> exists in the form of, say, extra server-side analytics tools.  I think
> it's problematic if enhancements are rejected because it would make the
> free version compete with the non-free version, which seems to more
> often be the case for software where the proprietary offering extends
> the software directly.

I guess I agree.


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