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Re: Migration of non-free packages to testing

On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 06:24:27PM -0600, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
>  Josip> No, I disagree. The wording in the social contract does not
>  Josip> say that non-free packages are not Debian packages. It says
>  Josip> that these packages are not part of the Debian
>  Josip> distribution. These are two different things. :P
> 	The actual wording is:
>      We acknowledge that some of our users require the use of programs that
>      don't conform to the Debian Free Software Guidelines. We have created
>      "contrib" and "non-free" areas in our FTP archive for this software.
>      The software in these directories is not part of the Debian system,
> 	They may be packaged according to Debian policies and
>  practices, but they are not part of Debian. Is this not the
>  distinction that the original poster was trying to drive?

I did not say anything against that. I was against beating a dead horse
regarding the phrasing.

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