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Re: source packages and censorship

Daniel Martin at cush <dtm12@jhunix.hcf.jhu.edu> wrote:
> What about a pine-installer package?
> This would be similar to the netscape3 and netscape4 packages of old - 
> the user would be asked in the preinst to put the pine .orig.tar.gz,
> the .diff.gz and the .dsc files into /tmp (or $TMPDIR); if those files 
> weren't there the preinst would bomb out, aborting installation.

We didn't have the right to distribute the netscape3 and netscape4
packages.  We do have the rights to distribute qmail and pine sources.

I don't think it's wise (good for the people who use debian) to discard
that ability (which we currently have).


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