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Re: Revoking non-free less violently

On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 11:57:20AM -0600, Brian McGroarty wrote:
> Instead of severing non-free all at once, why not try and phase it out
> more progressively?

Isn't "months" slow enough already?

> I would propose the next release include a package that periodically
> checks what non-free packages are installed.

Had that for years. vrms

> The results would be sent
> to a Debian server for statistics gathering.

Different package, but got that too. popularity-contest

One thing that we do learn from popularity-contest is that
popularity-contest doesn't work. The sample size is too small.

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