Re: Non-Free Warning at Package Install -- Was: Alternate proposal
>>"Martin" == Martin Schulze <joey@tapiola.Infodrom.North.DE> writes:
Martin> Craig Brozefsky wrote:
>> I would also like for it to be easy for me to determine which non-free
>> packages are on my system. I'm no dpkg slouch, but I haven't figured
>> out an easy way (less than 10 minutes of awk scripting) to do it yet.
Martin> Install vrms.
This I like. Rather than imposing political agendas on all
users, people who do not like non-free software can just install it
on their machine. We can even make vrms be as obnoxious as we wish --
like asking on every install, every removal, and sending email every
5 seconds, deleting non-free software surreptitiously, whatever
people want on their machines.
It should not be imposed on users who have chosen to so
install the non-fee software.
It [being a Vulcan] means to adopt a philosophy, a way of life which
is logical and beneficial. We cannot disregard that philosophy
merely for personal gain, no matter how important that gain might
be. Spock, "Journey to Babel", stardate 3842.4
Manoj Srivastava <firstname.lastname@example.org> <http://www.debian.org/%7Esrivasta/>
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