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

All of this is outside the scope of -legal. If you want to discuss
this, please bring this to -project.


On Tue, Mar 31, 2015 at 5:25 PM, Paul van der Vlis <paul@vandervlis.nl> wrote:
> 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.
> 1:
>>> 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".
> 2:
>>> I think you can say: Debian does not want any software at this moment
>>> what's not "free as in beer".
> 3:
>>> 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.
> 4:
>> 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
> http://www.vandervlis.nl

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