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Re: More questions to the candidates

On Sun, Mar 14, 2004 at 10:38:28PM +0000, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> In my opinion, the transition should look like this:
>  - a separate archive (e.g. non-free.org) should be set up, along with
>    other infrastructure, such as a bug tracking system.
>  - Packages should be moved there, bug reports migrated, etc
>  - non-free packages uploaded to Debian would automatically be
>    uploaded there.
>  - Users should be asked to update their APT sources line to use
>    non-free.org
>  - At the same time, the current APT sources line (i.e. *debian.org
>    non-free) will still be supported.  That is, Debian would mirror
>    non-free packages for about a year or two in order to give people
>    a chance to change their APT sources line.

You might want to add to that something about a charter for the people
who will be running it.  [Something like: will coordinate with Debian
where it makes sense.]

I'm not sure the tail can exist without the dog, but I'm not going to
object if some people want to try it this way.


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