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Re: GR: Removal of non-free

On Thu, 8 Jan 2004 15:20:14 -0500, Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> said: 

> On Sun, Jan 04, 2004 at 12:33:13AM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>> On Fri, 02 Jan 2004 20:09:09 +0000, MJ Ray <mjr@dsl.pipex.com>
>> said:
>> > On 2004-01-02 10:33:23 +0000 Emmanuel Charpentier
>> >> Because I somehow doubt that the current technical and social
>> >> infrastructures behind Debian "non-free" can be currently
>> >> duplicated "somewhere else".
>> > Debian did it. Why do you consider it impossible that someone
>> > else can duplicate that? Given what you said elsewhere about
>> > evidence,
>> Because, unlike you, I think that Debian is special, and amazing,
>> and so are the people who put it together.

> That those people may be "special" and "amazing" doesn't necessarily
> mean they're "good", as we've seen from your replies to my messages
> to this list and others over the years.  I be must quite a liability
> to the Project.  :)

	Yet another illfounded leap of illogic. When, pray, have I
 said anything about you, or other, being, or not being, good, and
 what exactly does it have to with the topic at hand?

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