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Re: non-free and users?

On 2004-01-18 10:31:05 +0000 Raul Miller <moth@debian.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?


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