Re: ITP: Biomail - automated medical searcher
On Mon, Aug 21, 2000 at 09:56:04AM +0200, Andreas Tille <firstname.lastname@example.org> spake forth:
> On Sat, 19 Aug 2000, Seth Cohn wrote:
> > I think this will go into contrib, since it uses PubMed's database,
> > and it is pretty useless without access to their database. The code itself
> Hmmm, but you don't have to install this database on your own box!
> You just access it via http, if I'm not completely wrong.
> So what. Accessing non-free databases in the net shouldn't exclude
> a software from main in my opinion. Files in contrib have a
> "Depends: foo-nonfree" in their control file, but I think you won't
> do a "Depends: PubMed" because there will be no PubMed package.
Personally I think it can go into main. If we have the client code, obviously a
pubmed-compatible free database can be written, right?
Mike Markley <email@example.com>
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