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Re: Recommending non-free software

Josip Rodin <joy@cibalia.gkvk.hr> writes:

> On Wed, Apr 17, 2002 at 09:49:13AM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > > Upstream doesn't support lesstif anymore.
> > 
> > It sounds like upstream basically doesn't want a free software
> > package.
> Maybe they simply don't care? In any event, we are here to care, about both
> free software and the users. So the README file should be objective about
> the non-free variant and supportive towards the free variant.

If the package is in contrib, it can recommend or even require
whatever it pleases, as far as I'm concerned.  Software in main,
however, shouldn't.

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