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Re: A sensible plan for non-free

On Fri, 12 Mar 2004 15:16:37 -0600, Ean Schuessler <ean@spi-inc.org> said: 

> The change I suggest is that the non-free and contrib sections be
> protected by certificate authentication. Certificates will be
> distributed to 3rd parties who sign up as an official 3rd party
> distributor of the non-free and contrib sections. All developers
> will also be issued a certificate for development purposes. Beyond
> these groups no end user will be able to download non-free or
> contrib software from a Debian controlled server.

	Firstly, should we not see what the project members want to do
 about the non free section?

	Secondly, the whole point of making my non-free packages, for
 me, is to make them accessible to end users, not to have thee end
 users held up for ransome by commercial third parties that
 indemnifies SPI.

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