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Re: snippets

On Wed, 01 Oct 2003 22:12:02 -0600, Barak Pearlmutter <barak@cs.may.ie> said: 

> Joe Wreschnig <piman@debian.org> writes:
>> One of the reasons I like Debian is because the maintainers care
>> about stuff like this. I'm assured that free means *totally* free,
>> all of it, even when upstream ships non-free software (including
>> "dingleberries").  I didn't agree to the SC only when convenient
>> for me as a packager - I agreed that Debian Will Remain 100% Free
>> Software, regardless of the work it takes me.

> Well of course.  No one involved in this discussion disagrees with
> that!  No one (except RMS) is proposing to allow non-free software,
> including documentation, into Debian.  That is completely outside
> the scope of this discussion.  Beyond the pale, as it were.

	Funny, Seems to me you are arguing quite passionately to let
 non free bits remain in Debian, hidden away, in as many as 10% of our
 packages (your figures)

A vacuum is a hell of a lot better than some of the stuff that nature
replaces it with. Tennessee Williams
Manoj Srivastava   <srivasta@debian.org>  <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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