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

On Sat, 19 Jul 1997, Herbert Xu wrote:

> I think it would be ludicrous if someone bought a Debian CD that had
> (say) KDE on it (presumably in contrib) and found that it won't work
> because the QT libraries that it depends on (whose authors have declared
> that it can be sold on CDs) is in non-free and thus not on the CD.

Well, that's the reason why the package is in "contrib", and not in
"main". People have to live with that.



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