On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 05:48:39PM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 15, 2002 at 02:57:25PM -0500, Phillip Hofmeister wrote:
> > If user confusion is the issue, why not just rename all non-free
> > packages to packagename-nf or packagename-nonfree or something of the
> > like?
> > Just a thought...don't toast me to hot with your flame throwers
> > please...
> The asserted confusion isn't that people don't understand the licensing
> (though likely many of them don't), but that people don't really know
> what is part of the Debian system, and what isn't.
Then perhaps we could just s/(non-free|contrib)/non-debian/.
It might be helpful to add a one-line note in the package descriptions
as to why things get put in non-us/non-free/contrib, ie uses patented
algorithm/violates DFSG clause 3/requires non-DFSG-free component.
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