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Re: Draft vote on constitutional issues

On 2009-05-13, Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> wrote:
> ,----
>|    5. Works that do not meet our free software standards
>|       We acknowledge that some of our users require the use of works
>|       that do not conform to the Debian Free Software Guidelines. We
>|       have created "contrib" and "non-free" areas in our archive for
>|       these works.  
> `----
>         As I understand it, we, as a project, have acceoted that there
>  is tension between the needs of our users, and the  dictates of free
>  software; and the solution we have come up with is called "contrib" and
>  "non-free" areas in our archive. 
>         Isn't that perfectly clear?

Sure, but why the heck was the discussion if we should delay the release
instead of moving the kernel to non-free because it's tainted with few
binary blobs?

Kind regards,
Philipp Kern

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