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Re: Possibly moving Debian services to a CDN

]] Stefano Zacchiroli 

> For the specific case of CDN offerings to the Debian Project, the
> point---well, my point, I respect the fact that others disagree it's a
> problem---is whether we're going to force our user to receive the Free
> Software we're distributing via infrastructures built using non-free
> software.  That problem would exist even if the companies behind those
> services were big Free Software advocates, which just happen to have a
> single service (the CDN) built using non-free software.

You seem to be under the impression that CDN implies non-free software.

Fastly uses Varnish (which is free software). Cloudfront uses Apache
(which is free software).  I'm sure there are CDNs using non-free
software too, but that doesn't seem particularly relevant.

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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