Bug#158533: project: qmail is installed on murphy
>>"Raul" == Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Raul> On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 09:57:01PM -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> Cost has little to do with free as the DFSG defines it, so
>> this is a bit of a red herring. May one distribute modified versions
>> of the software? May one distribute binary copies?
Raul> People distribute patches.
Raul> People distribute binaries.
Raul> People don't distribute binaries based on patches.
That's bullshit, and you know it. There are over 10,000
instances in debian where we have taken software, created a patch,
applied it, and distributed the binaries.
Raul> I'm not interested enough at present to have this discussion.
Fine. Then you have little input to offer in the resolution of
Raul> In the past, postfix has been markedly inferior. I'd have to
Raul> do considerable research work to find if whether or not it is
Raul> still markedly inferior.
Indeed, whether you, or I, personally find qmail to be
inferior or not is only tangentially significant. The only opinion
that matters here is of the people who actually work to administer
and maintain the Debian mail systems.
But your protestations of affinity to software that does not
measure up to the accepted standards of freedom of the community, in
my opinion, ought not to have an influence over us putting our money
where our mouth is, and practicing you credo of embracing software
that is librè.
Linux ext2fs has been stable for a long time, now it's time to break
it Linuxkongreß '95 in Berlin
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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