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Re: Clarifications

Stephen Frost <sfrost@ns.snowman.net> writes:

> On 8 Jun 2000, Robert D. Hilliard wrote:
> >     The creators apparently did _not_ feel there was reason for
> > non-free to exist.  In the Debian Manifesto Ian Murdock said that
> > Debian would be distributed by The Free Software Foundation.  This
> > would effectively prevent a non-free section.
> 	Erm, uhm, so where did it come from? :)  What about section 5 of
> the social contract?

     The Debian Manifesto was published by Ian Murdock when he was
beginning to develop Debian.  It predated the Social Contract by
several years.  If the doc-debian package is installed it may be found
at /usr/share/doc/debian/debian-manifesto.

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