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Re: Why does Debian distributed firmware not need to be Depends: upon? [was Re: LCC and blobs]

On Mon, Jan 10, 2005 at 01:32:26PM -0800, Michael K. Edwards wrote:
> All of them are useful for
> developing and testing free firmware, as advocates of reverse
> engineering have pointed out.

Again, by this logic, all software in contrib due to non-free library
dependencies should go in main; after all, they're "useful" for developing
and testing free reimplementations of those libraries.  This is just an
argument for dropping contrib entirely and merging it back into main.

Glenn Maynard

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