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Re: deps: suggest non-free package?

On Wed, Apr 07, 1999 at 14:12:19 -0500, Ossama Othman wrote:
> The tetex-base package suggests tetex-nonfree.  Is this okay?

Yes. Suggests: is fine; Recommends: or Depends: isn't. (This rule was used
in one of the scanners in place during slink's freeze).

> I seem to recall that the idea of a free package suggesting a non-free
> package was a big deal several months ago (RMS posts, etc.).

Indeed, but that discussion has not yet resulted in an implementation that
addresses RMS' concerns.

Tevens ben ik van mening dat Nederland overdekt dient te worden.

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