Defining Free Software Business

Alfred M. Szmidt ams at
Tue Jun 27 22:02:34 UTC 2006

   I didn't find a list of packages in their current release, but I
   note that its "Sources" download directory still seems to contain
   mpg123 and the nvidia drivers.

mpg123 is free software, patent encumbered yes.  But free software.  I
use Ututo, can you point me where these nvidious drivers are?  I
cannot find them.

And it is quite funny that you are only able to find one example of
what is a simple mistake if it exists, while Debian has a whole
section dedicated to non-free software.  It is quite hypocritical of

   I didn't find any GNU/Hurd commitment.

Why is this even relevant?

   Hasn't changed my view that debian is our current friendliest free
   software operating system.

It is the one of the least friendly free software operating system, as
noted before, Fedora Core is 100% free software currently (the reason
why it isn't listed as a recommended system is that it has vauge terms
as to what they include, but today it is 100% free).  Then you have
the GNU/Linux systems listed on  Debian isn't

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