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Bug#72941: marked as done (non-free packages should have special info in description)

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Package: general
Version: 20001001
Severity: wishlist

non-free packages should have some indicator (in description or what-have-you) of why they don't follow DFSG so that CD vendors and all others conserned know why they're not in main.

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vrms can give you a list of non-free packages installed on your
system. dpkg output can tell you if something is non-free or not.
On top of all that, you can read the copyright in

If that's not enough.. goto packages.debian.org and search for the
package you want info on, it will note '[non-free]' if it is

Unix Staff, High Energy Physics Group   <brusso@phys.hawaii.edu>
Debian/GNU Linux! http://www.debian.org <wolfie@debian.org>

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