Subject: Re: [pkg-go] Bug#856139: certspotter: long
description advertises commercial service
❦ 12 août 2017 06:29 GMT, "Dr. Bas Wijnen" <[email protected]
> That is a disservice to our users. While for many users this is true, those
> users will have contrib (and probably non-free) enabled in their sources.list.
> So moving the package to contrib doesn't change anything for them. The only
> people who see a difference are the ones who asked not to see this kind of
> software, and they will no longer see it. That is a great outcome, not
> something to get upset about.
By default, contrib and non-free repositories are not enabled. They are
also unsupported from the security team. They are not part of
Debian. They are an additional service provided to users requesting it
Debian is about free software. There is nothing in DFSG about "free
services". How do you know if a service is implemented with free
software or not? Amazon S3 could be free software, but only distributed
internally at Amazon.
Lord, what fools these mortals be!
-- William Shakespeare, "A Midsummer-Night's Dream"
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