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Re: Call for seconds: DFSG violations in Lenny

On Sun, Nov 09, 2008 at 08:39:02PM +0100, Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt wrote:
> Robert Millan <rmh@aybabtu.com> writes:
> >> or that we help our users by moving the Linux
> >> kernel plus the installer out of main,
> > How is shipping packages in non-free instead of main supposed to be against
> > the interests of our users?
> You seem to forget that non-free is not a part of Debian. Technically,
> you are right - moving the Kernel to non-free wouldn't be against the
> interest of our users. Debian wouldn't have any users anymore, so their
> interests couldn't be violated.

No, I keep that in mind.  But not being part of Debian is not at odds with
supporting it using the project's resources (SC #5), so I don't see what the
problem is.  The only consequence is that you can't refer to the result as
"Debian" because of SC #1.  But SC #4 can be more than satisfied with that.

Robert Millan

  The DRM opt-in fallacy: "Your data belongs to us. We will decide when (and
  how) you may access your data; but nobody's threatening your freedom: we
  still allow you to remove your data and not access it at all."

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