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Re: Inconsistencies in our approach

On Thu, Jul 31, 2003 at 09:03:19PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> >  2. Would removing the specifications around wich large parts of our
> >     system are based benefit our users?  Free Software?
> No. Would it harm them? Not really. Including them, or not, does not
> have a significant effect on either.

Yes, it would: sticking solidly to our principles benefits users. Putting
non-free items in Debian chips away at our principles and paves the way for
more concessions to non-freeness.

Don't let the Social Contract and the DFSG go the way of the US Constitution.

Glenn Maynard

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