Re: Bug#353277: ndiswrapper in main
Michael Poole <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Looking at the first packages alphabetically in (main/)admin, one
> could ask the same question of a great many packages. The aboot*
> packages assume you have DEC/HP's SRM firmware on your machine.
> acorn-fdisk assumes that you have the Acorn RISC OS. acpid assumes
> you have an ACPI-compatible BIOS. adtool is for a piece of software
> written by Microsoft, identified by a trademark registered to
> Microsoft. What is the difference between ndiswrapper and these tools
> that assume or require you have non-free software in your system, and
> are written to let Debian interoperate with that non-free software?
I'm not sure there is a difference, but I'm not going to accept as a
premise that there are no categorization mistakes, especially when I'm
trying to figure out whether there has been one in this case or not.