Re: Why the GR is not necessary
On 9 Jun 2000, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Chip Salzenberg <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > According to Thomas Bushnell, BSG:
> > > 1) Currently many poeple (as evinced by this very flame war) think
> > > that non-free is part of Debian. How can we prevent the average
> > > new user from getting this impression?
> > Rename "main" to "debian".
> I don't think that works; as long as the default sources.list contains
> all three parts, the average user will not see the names much at all.
So change that. Make it so that non-free has a 'readme' or
similar in it that apt/dpkg picks up on and displays to the user whenever
a package is installed from there.