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Re: Why we need Debian (ZDNet)




LWN Newsticker wrote:
> Why we need Debian (ZDNet)
>     Press, July 7 (Friday)
>     Evan Leibovitch takes a moment to talk about why Debian is
>     the most important Linux distribution[1]. "In a world of
>     NDA-bound business agreements, Debian is an open book. In a
>     world of mission statements, Debian has a Social Contract. At
>     a time when commercial distributors are striving to see how
>     much proprietary software they can pack into a box of Linux,
>     Debian remains the bastion of software freedom -- living
>     proof that you can have a fully functional and usable
>     operating system without needing any proprietary code. 
>     Links:
>     [1] http://www.zdnet.com/enterprise/stories/main/0,10228,2598156,00.html

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