Re: Fund raising advertisement on the DPN
On Mon, 10 Oct 2011, David Prévot wrote:
> We (the Debian Project, I guess) must not do such thing: there are many
> ways to achieve freeness, and you didn't choose one the Debian project
> endorse for itself.
I don't think the Debian project endorses anything on the matter. The
Debian project is concerned about the result, not about how the free
work has been funded.
> Relaying a fund raising advertisement claiming otherwise, via the
> official Debian channels, is off-limits: no, our users don't need to pay
> one or two (or more) Debian Developers in order to have free content
I'm not claiming they have to pay, I would just like to inform them that
they can in order to achieve something that contributes to our goal of a
free software operating system.
Feel free to reword the entry so that it's more neutral and expresses
better this point of view.
Raphaël Hertzog ◈ Debian Developer
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