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Re: [PROPOSED 2000/08/16] Free pkgs depending on non-US should go into non-US/{main,contrib}

On Wed, Aug 16, 2000 at 08:04:00PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > > A dependency on non-us will also land a package in contrib.
> > I think there was a proposal to change that, so that packages which depend
> > on packages in non-US/main remain in non-US/main.
> Actually, there doesn't seem to be such a proposal; there just seems to
> be your (accepted) proposal to make both main and non-US/main part of
> the Debian distribution.
> So, let's fix that.
> The principle: packages that are DFSG-free, depend on packages in
> non-US/main, but are otherwise candidates for main should go into
> non-US/main also. That way they're still a part of the official
> distribution, but they don't come up as uninstallables for the poor
> deprived US folks.
> Here's a sample wording change.  It incorporates the accepted change
> from #62946. It's not entirely clear where contrib packages that don't
> include crypto, but Depend: on software that does (from non-US/*) would
> go in the following, probably.


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