Re: non-free and users?
On 2004-01-18 10:31:05 +0000 Raul Miller <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Dropping non-free would prevent Debian developers from distributing
> > any
> > non-free packages (such as GFDL).
On Sun, Jan 18, 2004 at 11:07:05AM +0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> That is not true.
Why? Because people aren't following the DFSG?
GFDL does not satisfy DFSG. non-free is place for packages not satisfying
> > That, and I [perhaps arrogantly] believe that there is some value to
> > our users in the packages distributed by debian.
> So do I, but nothing in the rest of your message relates to this
> statement and nothing in this proposal affects them. I also believe
> there is some value in the DFSG and it would be better if all packages
> distributed by debian meet them.
You might want to start by thinking about what that means. [See above
comments about GFDL.]
Or has GFDL been updated so that GFDL packages can comply with DFSG?