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Re: My quite ordinary comment about Re: GR to remove non-free...

Nathan Norman writes:
> Who makes a non-free CD now?  That's the whole point of non-free; the
> bits in there have license or patent issues that prevent distribution via
> commercial media like CDs.

That is only one of the reasons for putting stuff in non-free.  Others are
that modifications are forbidden and that only binaries are available
(i.e., Netscape).  The idea is that CD vendors can go through the licenses
and decide for themselves what to include.  So far as I know none have done
John Hasler
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, Wisconsin

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