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Debian developers vote on Linux release

Debian is on the verge of its next major release codenamed “Lenny” – but before it gets released, Debian developers will have to vote on it. Debian developers have until 23:59:59 UTC on Saturday, December 21st, 2008 to vote on six key issues collectively titled the Lenny Release General Resolution.
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In a nutshell, the resolutions deal with re-affirming Debian's Social Contract (which is Debian's guiding document) as well as allowing for Lenny to be released with violations of Debian's Free Software Guidelines (DFSG) which dictate the terms of whether or not a given piece of software may be included in Debian

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