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Re: RFS: kmenc15 - An advanced Qt/KDE MEncoder frontend.

On Tue, Oct 26, 2004 at 10:52:58PM +0200, Oded Shimon wrote:
> On Tuesday 26 October 2004 22:37, Shaun Jackman wrote:
> > For your package to go in contrib, your dependency -- mplayer -- must
> > exist in non-free.
> Really? I didn't know this.

That's not true. There are many packages in contrib which do not have
all their dependencies in non-free. E.g., the bunch of java packages
which do not work with anything but a non-free java compiler -- a java
compiler which Debian itself cannot distribute (and therefor is not in

A package in main must not depend on any software outside of main, and
must be DFSG-free; A package in contrib must be DFSG-free; A package in
non-free must be legally distributable by Debian.

There are no further restrictions than the above.

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 AIR  --  mud  -- FIRE
soda water |   tequila
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