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

On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 03:57:37PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> Eh?  KDE's always been under the GPL, hasn't it?  It was Qt that was the
> problem, wasn't it?

Yeah, I oversimplified.

> > A lot of that is because I'm rather limited in what else I can do.
> The absence of your key in the keyring, while no doubt frustrating, and
> while it certainly does hamstring your ability to do package uploads, in
> no way prevents you from soliciting sponsored uploads now that you do
> have your computer back.
> And nothing at all prevents you from drafting and emailing proposals to
> fix the things you *do* think are broken in Debian; you've had the power
> to do this for the past two years.  What concerns me is that your
> activity seems to be only reactive in nature -- as if the only thing
> that motivates you to participate in Debian anymore is the opportunity
> to call the folly of others to their attention.

Yes, doctor.

[But I think you've oversimplified, too.]


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