Re: contrib and non-free shouldn't be stated in the instructions
--- On Mon, 9/6/10, Julien Valroff <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> From: Julien Valroff <email@example.com>
> Subject: Re: contrib and non-free shouldn't be stated in the instructions
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Monday, September 6, 2010, 1:55 PM
> Le lundi 06 septembre 2010 à 19:42
> +0200, Alexander Wirt a écrit :
> > Julien Valroff schrieb am Monday, den 06. September
> > Hi,
> > > First, thanks to all the team for your work on
> making backports service
> > > an official package.
> > >
> > > I am wondering why you state contrib and non-free
> sections in the user
> > > instructions on backports.d.o
> > >
> > > imho, as an official service, it should only
> state main.
> > > Users could be mislead and understand non-free is
> part of Debian, and
> > > might install non-free software by inadvertance.
> > >
> > > Maybe I am wrong somewhere, but would appreciate
> your comments on this
> > > subject.
> > I removed contrib and non-free from the instructions.
> Thanks, it looks much better ;)
As one of the posters in the forum (forums.debian.net) said:
"If you look in the pool you can see backports has contrib and non-free components the same as debian does and debian documentation often mentions non-free and contrib as well. So I don't see the issue..."