Martin Schulze | 26 Aug 22:36 2003

Debian Weekly News - August 26th, 2003

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Debian Weekly News
http://www.debian.org/News/weekly/2003/34/
Debian Weekly News - August 26th, 2003
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Welcome to this year's 34th issue of DWN, the weekly newsletter for
the Debian community. The editorial of the [1]last issue seemed to
imply that LinEx did not contain non-free software, [2]which [3]is
obviously [4]wrong. The most important event for this week is
probably the decision in the European parliament regarding the
legalizing of software patents in Europe. [5]EuroLinux and [6]FFII
call for an offline demo in Brussels and an online [7]demo against
software patents.

 1. http://www.debian.org/News/weekly/2003/33/
 2. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-0308/msg02802.html
 3. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-0308/msg02926.html
 4. http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel-0308/msg02947.html
 5. http://www.eurolinux.org/
 6. http://www.ffii.org/
 7. http://swpat.ffii.org/girzu/demo/

The next Debian Release. Anthony Towns [8]proposed December 1st as
the sarge release date. He also explained why the Debian project
maintains [9]stable releases at all. He also explains that this
release will feature a distributed release management, consisting of
at least four people. The use of the experimental distribution is also
recommended for cvs snapshots and the like. Of course, Anthony also
added a timeline for the sarge release. You're also strongly
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