Re: Negative Summary of the Split Proposal
Richard Stallman wrote:
> The point is that our files are already quite separated; we do
> not consider non-free or contrib as part of Debian; and they are in
> separate areas of the FTP archive. They are not distributed on CD.
> Clearly the separation exists, and is used.
> The separation is visible when you look for it. But right now there
> is no easy way to distribute the Official Debian system, or refer users
> to it, without blatantly advertising the non-free packages too.
> That is what I would like to be able to do.
Wait. This is not true. You are free to set up a mirror at
ftp://ftp.gnu.org/pub/debian where non-free and contrib are left
aside. The same applies for the OfficialCD, the first two CDs
only contain main, which is the official Debian distribution.
I would be glad if you would provide such a mirror.
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