Re: [rant] Re: Consequences of moving Emacs Manuals to non-free
2006/3/25, Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Well, users, and developers, who disagree with our principles
> can still get the non-fee documentation by adding one line to their
> apt sources list. If you, as a developer or a user, think the docs
> are free, why should you care how debian has classified it? You can
> still get it on your box. So the interests of users and developers
> who disagree with debian are not being catered to is an argument that
> does not fly.
I think one complaint is that many debian users want to avoid what
they consider non-free stuff. Previously this was simple, if their
idea of "non-free" corresponded with Debian's: they could just not
have non-free in their sources.list. However now, it will be harder,
because Debian is going to group desirable "free" (from the user's
viewpoint, not debian's) stuff together with undesirable "really
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