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Re: Debian and non-free

MJ Ray wrote:
> David Paleino <d.paleino@gmail.com> wrote:
>> "Thus, although non-free works are not a part of Debian, we support their
>> users and provide infrastructure for non-free packages [..]."
>> (I'm not a native speaker, that might be better worded)
> How about "... we provide support infrastructure for non-free packages
> [..]."?
>> Would that be clearer?
> Yes.  It doesn't have such an obvious double-meaning.
> By the way, RMS is on record as saying that if we do the shell game of
> moving non-free off of ftp-master.debian.org to
> ftp-master.non-free.org would mean FSF would recommend debian.
> http://lists.gnu.org/archive/html/gnuherds-app-dev/2007-10/msg00048.html
> but there might be a better mail somewhere.
> If anyone wants to try to deal with these cans of worms positively,
> I'll support them, but I'm not leading the charge because it doesn't
> bother me as much, as long as debian is 100% free software.

I could help to set-up the infrastructure and providing
the non-free.org domain, but I don't think I have enough
infrastructure to handle the machines.


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