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Re: doc-get idea

On Sat, Jan 24, 2004 at 12:35:16PM +0200, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> la, 2004-01-24 kello 11:06, Mathieu Roy kirjoitti:
> > Putting in main a package whose only purpose is to install proprietary
> > software is making a joke of main.
> Indeed.
> It strikes me, however, that a generic tool for downloading and
> installing and upgrading various kinds of documents (including RFCs)
> might be useful. It would make it less necessary to include packages of
> the documents in Debian, which might be a win regardless of whether the
> packages are free or not. It is not clear that documents not related to
> software packaged in Debian is best distributed as a .deb. On the other
> hand, it's not clear it is a bad idea, either.

And what about the offline people ? Sure this situation is becoming less
all the time, but it still may be present from a large group of people
who could benefit directly from debian. Will these become second class
users ?


Sven Luther

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