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Re: [vox] Debian and ISO's in general
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Re: [vox] Debian and ISO's in general



"non-us" sounds like it's a disk required by non-us users.  They should
have called it "us-only".

-Mark

On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> oh, jeez.   sorry, foo.  i misread your question.
> 
> the non-us disk has software that has trade restrictions put into place by
> the US government, which means, crypto stuff.
> 
> although the US opened up the export of crypto, i THINK the issue is that
> it's still somewhat restrictred:
> 
>    1. only open source operating systems can export crypto.   (hooray!)
> 
>    2. it's still restricted from countries that think that placing a bomb on
>        an airliner is the best way to make the world listen to their demands.
> 
>    3. it's still restricted to countries that the US govt doesn't like or is
>        trying to marginalize.
> 
> even though this software still has restrictions, it's otherwise free, and
> therefore can be placed on the GPL.
> 
> anyway, debian decided to make 2 disk-1's.  one disk can be freely exported
> outside of the US (no crypto stuff).  the other can't (crypto stuff).
> 
> pete
> 
> 
> begin: Foo Lim <fwlim@ucdavis.edu> quote
> > I mean what's the diff between the nonus & not nonus?
> > 
> > 
> > On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > 
> > > begin: Foo Lim <fwlim@ucdavis.edu> quote
> > > > What's the diff?  I read on a page in the debian site that everyone should
> > > > get the non-US disk unless they're distributing, correct?
> > >
> > > what's the diff?  well, the logical conclusion is:
> > >
> > >     don't get debian disks from linuxiso.com
> > >
> > > i wasn't commenting on everyone - i was commenting on the pepole offering the
> > > iso's.  it appears that the .hu site offers nonus, linuxiso doesn't.
> > >
> > > pete
> > >
> > > > On Tue, 12 Jun 2001, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > >
> > > > > strange --- linuxiso.org seems to be missing the non-US disk (it's
> > > > > disk 1 again, but with non-US stuff).
> > > > >
> > > > > or am i missing something?
> > > > >
> > > > > ftp://ftp.fsn.hu/pub/CDROM-Images/debian/2.2_rev3/i386/
> > > > > binary-i386-1.iso 650,708 KB
> > > > > binary-i386-1_NONUS.iso 662,148 KB
> > > > > binary-i386-2.iso 649,700 KB
> > > > > binary-i386-3.iso 590,798 KB
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > linuxiso
> > > > > debian-2.2 r3-1.iso 635megs
> > > > > debian-2.2 r3-2.iso 635megs
> > > > > debian-2.2 r3-3.iso 577meg
> > > > >
> > > > > pete
> > >
> > 
> 
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> 

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