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Re: Bug#445866: ITP: perforce -- closed source revision control system

Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 03:41:21PM -0400, Roberto C. S?nchez wrote:
>> Given the great abundance of revision control systems already packaged
>> for Debian, what is the point of adding another?  Especially when it is
>> non-free.
> How about "people use it"?  There's plenty of installations of
> perforce; I think making it easier to use Debian with them is
> within the mandate for non-free.
I'd say upload only the client to non-free.

We should provide users a way to use their existent preforce servers but
we should not encourage new installations of perforce.

Sounds like a compromise to me :)


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