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Re: Free as in speech, but not as in beer

Op 31-03-15 om 22:40 schreef Paul Tagliamonte:
> Please re-read my last mail on this thread.
> This conversation is going in circles.

I bring 4 new points in the discussion in this mail.


>> I've spoken to the developer and he does not want the name of his
>> program into this discussion. In his opinion the question is clear.
>> He thinks it would make the name of his new program "dirty".


>> I think you can say: Debian does not want any software at this moment
>> what's not "free as in beer".


>> The problem is, that such software does not fit in any of the existing
>> repositories. The correct place of this program would be in "main", but
>> people expect "free as in beer" software there. Myself included.


> Do you know an example of software what is distributed by Debian when
> it's clear the development team behind it, doesn't want that?

With regards,
Paul van der Vlis.

Paul van der Vlis Linux systeembeheer, Groningen

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