[Fsf-Debian] Who gets to say what the definition of “Debian” is?
paultag at debian.org
Sun Aug 5 13:23:19 UTC 2012
On Sun, Aug 05, 2012 at 11:10:39PM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> Michael Gilbert <mgilbert at debian.org> writes:
> > Actually, only Debian "main" is intended to be 100% dfsg-free
> > software.
> Intended by who? Not by someone who agrees with the Debian project's
> social contract:
> 1. Debian Will Remain 100% Free Software
> We promise to keep the Debian GNU/Linux Distribution entirely free
Just as emacs has violated the GPL at times, mistakes get made.
non-free in Debian is a serious, serious problem, and will result in the
package getting either repacked (dfsg repack) or removed. Non-free
software can not exist in Debian, in case anyone misread Mike's
> > The entire composition of Debian "the system" is up to individual
> > users/developers/volunteers and how they choose to compose their
> > particular parts of the whole.
> Yes, what people install additional to Debian is up to them. But that
> doesn't mean the result is “Debian the system” any more.
> \ “This world in arms is not spending money alone. It is spending |
> `\ the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the |
> _o__) hopes of its children.” —Dwight Eisenhower, 1953-04-16 |
> Ben Finney
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