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Re: Please stop the discrimination of non-free packages

On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 12:56:06PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> Please stop this discrimination of non-free packages - it's enough to
> handle them with a lower priority.

I think this would expose the autobuilders to too much legal risk.
There's no guarantee that the license of a non-free package allows us
to recompile it for a new architecture and distribute the result.

Also, a non-free package can build-depend on other non-free packages,
and installing and using those means complying with their non-free

Richard Braakman
Will write free software for money.
See http://www.xs4all.nl/~dark/resume.html

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