Re: summary of software licenses in non-free
On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 11:34:59AM -0500, Raul Miller wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 19, 2004 at 04:21:28PM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> > *I* don't mind dumping non-free to /dev/null, but I see the point in
> > supporting our users to migrate, so that's why I try to get a transition
> > plan going. Hey, you don't even have to *do* something, you just need to
> > provide good advise and not block off every proposal at the first
> > sight (and heck, you probably could have setup the APT repository for
> > non-free during the time you wast^Wspent in this discussion).
> I think the right place to start would be a statement of intent.
I guess it's pretty clear what needs to be done in case Andrew's
proposal passes, no? We've got the nonfree.org domain and we've got ten
years of experience with hosting Debian packages.
> That way, people of like mind could help you out.
People of like mind don't touch non-free with a ten-foot-pole :P
> The harder part is organizing resources and getting something useful done.
Hardware/network resources might indeed be a problem. I don't think we
can assume that any hardware donors had foo.nonfree.org in mind when
they offered their machines/connectivity. Does anybody have an idea on