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Re: Non-free, Contrib and CDs (Was Re: GNU Win32? Not anymore.)

On Wed, 16 Jul 1997, Bruce Perens wrote:

> "Non-free" means that the license does not conform to the "Debian Free
> Software Guidelines" which we published recently. [...]

OK, I understand by this that "non-free" no longer means 
"not freely distributable".  To avoid being placed in
non-free, programs must comply fully with the DFSG.

> "Contrib" means the package complies with the free software guidlines
> except that source is not available, or it is in some way not desirable
> to put the package in the release.

But section 2 of the DFSG says that, to comply, programs must
include source code.  Is the meaning of "non-free", then, to
be that the license does not conform to the DFSG, except that
programs which violate only section 2 of the DFSG go in contrib
instead of non-free?  If so, is that to be the only exception?

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