Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main
* Marco d'Itri <md@Linux.IT> [060219 11:34]:
> > Nevertheless, if you think abiword and openoffice.org should be moved then go
> > for it. Just don't use them as excuse to turn warez wrappers into "generic"
> > driver interfaces.
> No excuses are needed, the definition of contrib is enough and
> ndiswrapper has been uploaded to main using the same criteria which have
> been used in the past for emulators. Stop rewriting history.
> Please also stop insulting ndiswrapper users and developers by calling
> it a "warez wrapper".
emulators, game engines and other stuff not usefull without something to
act on has always been placed in contrib when there was no free stuff available
for them. History has always been: "Write something free for it, then
it is main; if you don't then it is obviously at most contrib".
Bernhard R. Link