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Re: Bug#72941: general: non-free packages should have special info in description.

In Tue, 03 Oct 2000 08:59:17 GMT debian-devel.lists.debian.org@marc-haber.de (Marc Haber) cum veritate scripsit :
> >>>I believe this is in the file
> >>>/usr/doc/{packagename}/copyright
> >>>for each package, according to policy (v.
> >>But to read that, you'll have to download and install the package.
> >No, you can use the web interface:
> >  http://cgi.debian.org/cgi-bin/get-copyright?package=<package-name>
> I am frequently working in a setting where I can download packages
> from a local mirror, but do not have web access.

Then there is nothing stopping you from downloading the package, and 
extracting the with dpkg --extract, and examining the given file.


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