Re: Moving contrib and non-free of master.debian.org
On Thu, 24 Jun 1999, John Lapeyre wrote:
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: It already requires an extra word in sources.list. Does moving the
: word to a line of its own improve things?; is it worth all of the effort ?
For the official debian site(s), I think it does.
: Besides, there can be tools down the road that ping mirrors and find
: non-free mirrors and download from all of them transparantly.
: Also, I suppose a reasonable fraction of users get packages from
: mirror sites. They are not going to use two host names. They will either
: put everything together or leave non-free out entirely.
As a mirror maintainer I understand this quite well.
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