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Montreal Tue Mar  9 18:54:21 1999

Wichert Akkerman <wichert@cs.leidenuniv.nl> wrote:
> Previously Navindra Umanee wrote:
> > In practical terms, contrib, non-free and main are just different
> > directories.
> I'm increasingly starting to think that we should do something about
> that. Debian *only* consists of main, contrib and non-free are only
> there to support users (and ourselves). Debian slink has somewhat over
> 1500 packages, not over 2000 as I hear all to many people say.

Do what?  I don't think it would be very smart.

> Apparently we're not making the distinction between DFSG-free and
> other software as obvious/noticable enough as we should..

The people who want to make the distinction, do.  If you notice, I
said "practical terms".  Do you want to make it impractical to install 
contrib and non-free software?


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