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On Tue, Mar 09, 1999 at 06:57:16PM -0500, Navindra Umanee wrote:
> > 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?

I think Wichert is a little more reasonable than RMS in this area..  =p

Just because RMS wants us to completely divorce non-free and hide it from
our users doesn't mean we'll do just that.  We can reorganize the ftp
site it a sane manner to emphasize the difference between main and not
main without going to extremes to hide choices from our users.

Joseph Carter <knghtbrd@debian.org>            Debian GNU/Linux developer
PGP: E8D68481E3A8BB77 8EE22996C9445FBE            The Source Comes First!
To boldly go where no bunch of geeks have gone before :)   --Joel Klecker

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