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[GNU-linux-libre] How do you handle references to non-free software in p

From: Henry Jensen
Subject: [GNU-linux-libre] How do you handle references to non-free software in public forums?
Date: Wed, 6 Jul 2011 17:44:14 +0200


If it occurs at the forum of a FSDG compliant distro that now and then
non-free software is mentioned, how do you handle this?

The question came to my mind because of

Deleting the posts would be censorship and I think this would be not

Non-free software "should be discouraged if someone brings them up."
All right, but in case of many new users or a high-traffic forum a
small team wouldn't be able to discourage every reference to non-free
software because of their limited resources.

What about references of NON-FSDG software? Let's say if someone would
post instructions how to install a Linux kernel with included blobs or
any other software mentioned on

I can imagine that there is a situation where such posts are overseen by a 
small team.


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