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Re: Are online services also software for Debian's rules?

On Sun, Aug 13, 2017 at 05:29:20PM -0700, Russ Allbery wrote:
> "Dr. Bas Wijnen" <wijnen@debian.org> writes:
> > Also, I don't want to move lots of software to contrib.  I would much
> > rather have it fixed by removing the support for the non-free services,
> > or by having plugin systems that allow only the non-free-interfacing
> > part to be in contrib.
> I believe this would be hugely counter-productive for free software.  It
> would hurt us way more than it would hurt proprietary services.

I fully agree with Russ' assessment of the situation.


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