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Re: Re A sensible plan for non-free

On Sat, 13 Mar 2004 10:21:38 -0600, Ean Rouse Schuessler <ean@brainfood.com> said: 

> The thing that you are setting aside is that this policy precisely
> mirrors the current handling of non-free and contrib on
> CD. Furthermore, this approach handles the problem of dealing with
> packages that do not allow redistribution. It will be up to these
> secondary distributors to secure permission to distribute these
> packages but we will have easy access to them for development and
> bug tracking.

> The alternative, apparently, will be some sort of external
> organization that deals with non-free. Inevitably we will have to
> come to terms with such an organization and draft policy for dealing
> with it's packages and inevitably other such organizations will
> start and we'll be stuck with a whole new mess of administrative
> headaches. That sucks.

	Aren't we jumping the gun a trifle? The non free GR has a week
 yet to run.

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