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Re: non-free and users?

On Wed, Jan 14, 2004 at 10:50:33PM +0100, Sergey V. Spiridonov wrote:
> Raul Miller wrote:
> >If Linux were on the majority of all desktops, I might buy into the
> >idea that getting rid of non-free would benefit the majority of users.
> >But, right now, the so many users use stuff so much less free than our
> >"non-free" that that concept seems a bit silly.
> Is it very clever(ethical) to increase users dependency on non-free even 
> more? Is it clever(ethical) to spend resources on non-free? Whith a 
> little effort Debian can become the first free distibution in the world. 

It already is.

> This will be a great day.

And, as non-free maintainer, i think i am free to spend my time as i
choose, thank you very much. Developer time is the only meaningfull
resource here, as it has already been said that non-free has a
negligible impact on the rest of debian's infrastructure.


Sven Luther

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