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Re: Proposal: Keep non-free

On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 10:34:02AM +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> Because most probably, nobody will build ftp.non-free.org. I would be
> happy to be proven the contrary though, and once such an alternative
> structure is up, and works in an acceptable way, then i would see no
> opposition to move non-free to it. 

hear, hear.

> But upto now, i have seen only empty words about it. Is the free
> software/open source way of doing not : show the code, and if it is
> good, let's use it. The same should go in this case.

Usually, people consider designing stuff first a good thing. The code
*is* available already (katie, debbugs, mailman, gforge, whatever you
want), it's mainly an issue about choosing what code and which policy to
use and who will maintain it.


Michael Banck
Debian Developer

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