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Re: Debian and non-free

On Mon, Sep 15, 2008 at 08:25:53PM +0200, Giacomo Catenazzi wrote:
> > 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.

Is it really worth it?  Are we really losing developers or users by not
being endorsed by the FSF?


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