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Re: The "Free" vs. "Non-Free" issue



On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 10:00:15PM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> > > That's not currently a relevant issue.
> > > 
> > > That said: a vote to get rid of non-free when non-free is empty would
> > > have different significance than a vote to get rid of non-free when
> > > non-free contains packages some people rely on.
> 
> On Wed, Jan 07, 2004 at 02:52:36AM +0000, Andrew Suffield wrote:
> > Now, assume that non-free is not empty, but all the packages in it are
> > orphaned and broken.
> > 
> > <insert slippery slope stuff here>
> > 
> > It becomes a problem of "Where do you draw the line?"
> 
> I would not draw a line which gets rid of non-free as it currently exists.

Obviously, some people would. That's why we need to vote.

Regards,
Mako

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Benjamin Mako Hill
mako@debian.org
http://mako.yukidoke.org/

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