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Re: Debian UK

MJ Ray <mjr@phonecoop.coop> writes:

> Rich Walker <rw@shadow.org.uk> wrote: [...]
>> So a charity for the benefit of Debian members would not work unless
>> Debian was a charity, which it can't be for the aforementioned political
>> reason.
> I thought the political exeception was most about seeking to
> directly influence legislation and what-not.  Debian's specific
> purpose is "to create a free operating system" - is that
> political? I don't know.

I'm sure someone with an axe to grind against, say, Free Software as a
whole would like the chance to use this to drag a bunch of developers
into court.

Anyway, with the word "free" in that being "free as in freedom", I
suspect it is most explicitly political :->

cheers, Rich.

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