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Re: [DB] package with not pure debian software [was: Selecting preferred database]



On Mon, Jun 10, 2002 at 09:26:04AM -0500, Alex Lau wrote:
> Along the same line of my last question, if the package is not going to
> work with a standalone pure debian box, should the software being packaged?
> And where should I read about this topic? ( not about license but the
> direction
> or rule of what to package and what not )

There is always contrib. I think it's worthwile to package software
which interfaces Debian to non-free systems. If nothing else, it gives
people an excuse to run Debian. Ideally, it will help people migrate to
Debian.

Florian

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