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Re: Statistics on non-free usage

On Sat, Jan 10, 2004 at 06:53:17AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 09, 2004 at 02:02:43PM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > It hasn't even done that; as I have had to use Java from third-party
> > repositories at work for some time and have not noticed it being any
> > lower quality that non-free packages in Debian.
> ah, because you used it on x86. wasn't that one of the arguments for
> removing non-free ?

Huh?  I totally do not follow what you're saying here.

> > The lack of 1.4 for PowerPC is not really germane; Debian doesn't have
> > it for PowerPC either and Debian doesn't keep non-i386 archs in sync
> > either.
> And how would removing non-free from the debian archives help here.

It wouldn't.  That's why I said it's "not really germane."

-- John

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