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Re: An ammendment (Re: Formal CFV: General Resolution to Abolish Non-Free)



On Sat, Jun 10, 2000 at 05:22:43PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:

> I wish to propose an ammendment to the proposed resolution as follows.

Seconded.

> The text of the resolution should be replaced with a call for the
> developers to resolve that:
> 
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> 
>   1) the Debian project continues to acknowledge the utility of providing
>      non-free software for it users.
> 
>   2) the Debian project also acknowledges that some developers may be
>      unwilling or unable to explicitly work on non-free software, and
>      holds that this is not and should not be detrimental to their work
>      on the Debian GNU/Linux distribution, or their contribution to the
>      Debian project.
> 
>   3) the Debian project considers equating the importance of the "contrib"
>      and "non-free" areas described in the Social Contract with the
>      official Debian GNU/Linux distribution inappropriate.
> 
>   4) noting that the Debian project already distributes various other
>      collections of unofficial packages, the project endorses a move to
>      specifically collect the various other add-on components such as
>      "experimental", "orphaned", "non-free" and "contrib" and to clearly
>      separate these from the "main" collection.
> 
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