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Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Enjoyed the meeting

From: Michael Dorrington
Subject: Re: [Fsuk-manchester] Enjoyed the meeting
Date: Sun, 21 Aug 2011 21:08:33 +0100
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On 17/08/11 00:04, treb0r wrote:
> Hi All,
> Just a quick note to say thanks for the meeting this evening.
> I enjoyed the talk and the film, and it was a pleasure to meet other
> people who are passionate about Free Software and Free Culture.
> See you next month.
> Regards,
> Rob ;-)

Rob, it was really good to have you at the meeting and in the pub

> PS We all forgot that it's Debian's 18th Birthday. Cheers!

We talked about getting the latest Iceweasel for Debian. (If you want to
know why it's Iceweasel in Debian and not Firefox then see
http://wiki.debian.org/Iceweasel ). There are later versions available
for testing and sid. With version 5.0 for testing and version 6.0:
But as you said you can get them backported to stable (among other
suites) via:
which gives the necessary instructions on how to do it. I haven't tried
it myself but am tempted.

Further to a conversion I had with Mick Fuzz about permissive free
software licences, which I don't think a lot of people understand the
implications of, that is, it can be made into non-free software, see:


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