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Re: Binary-only packages

On Thu, 6 Jun 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:

> At the moment packages in contrib and non-free have section contrib
> and non-free, as appropriate, and usually priority extra.  Should we
> continue this policy ?


> dselect supports a `contrib' priority, but we
> haven't used it.

A contrib priority wouldn't communicate any additional information.
Furthermore it's reasonable for packages there to be optional.


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