Dirk Eddelbuettel <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > The fact that Debian maintainers volunteer to look after non-free software > because it is of use to them, and/or to their users, makes it an effective > part of Debian. The rest is academic, semantics, or whatever you like to > call it. Last post in this thread for me. Like I said earlier, I'm inclined to agree with you. The inevitable conclusion is that non-free must go.