Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main
Brett Parker writes:
> On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 05:36:37PM +0100, Mike Hommey wrote:
> > On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 05:04:54PM +0100, Goswin von Brederlow
> > > The availability to do this is enough even if there are other
> > > (possibly better) ways to do the same. One free driver _in_ Debian and
> > > the package should stay in main.
> > >
> > > But does the cipe-source build or ship the windows driver for use with
> > > ndiswraper? I doubt that.
> > >
> > > Which means you need some software (even if it is free) from outside
> > > Debian for ndiswraper. That makes it contrib imho.
> > Are there any free MSWord files in main ? No ? Then please move
> > antiword and similar tools to contrib.
> *points at abiword and openoffice.org*
Those are (arguably) different because they let users create software
in those formats, instead of just processing existing software.