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Re: Debian, rpm and corporate world (was: Can rpm packages from other linux distribution be used on Debian?)

On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 04:10:39PM -0600, Bob Proulx wrote:
> Dominique Dumont wrote:
> > So the questions are now:
> > 
> > - does the Debian community want Debian to be used in corporate world
> >   to run *proprietary* softwares ?
> Personally, yes.  I think many people have that ideal.  It is written
> into the Social Contract.  But the recent Debian Social Contract vote
> casts that as a majority opinion into doubt.  So now I don't know.  A
> contingent of vocal DDs would certainly say no.

I don't think the recent Social Contract vote affected that, really. The
discussion has been almost entirely about what Debian should ship, not
what our users should be able to do.

Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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