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Re: "keep non-free" proposal

On Fri, Mar 05, 2004 at 06:08:33PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > Well, as you all know i have upto now be mostly a proponent of the keep
> > non-free camp, because, altough i fully would prefer every software in
> > debian to be free, i feel that this is not really yet the time for it.
> Ah, so there is a time for it?  Can you please explain what that time
> will be?  (Either with a date, or a clear list of conditions.)

When no maintainers feel a need to provide and maintain non-free software.

> I hope that the answer isn't "when there is nothing in non-free
> anyhow".

The problem we're trying to solve is that people require non-free
software; if you've already given up on ever achieving that, that's a
bit sad.


Anthony Towns <aj@humbug.org.au> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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             Linux.conf.au 2004 -- Because we could.
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