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Re: Bug#550860: ITP: gnaughty -- downloader for adult content

Patrick Matthäi <pmatthaei@debian.org> writes:

> The main discussion is about applications/libs where the sourcecode
> itself is free in the manner of the DFSG, but it is only useable with
> non-free services and something like that, like a software for buying
> music online.

> It is about moving such apps to contrib, because it is free, but
> "depends" on non-free content, which is a DFSG question and so on stuff
> for debian-legal, or I am wrong?

This is not a legal or license question; Debian is fine either way.  It's
a question about where we want to draw the line between contrib and main,
and all the previous iterations of that discussion have happened on

debian-legal is just a place to talk about legal issues in Debian.  It has
no special role in the project, unlike debian-devel, and in general is not
a useful place to decide project policy.  Most substantive discussions of
the DFSG, as opposed to its application to a specific unusual license,
happen somewhere other than debian-legal.

Anyway, rather than moving the thread, I think we can probably just end
it, or at least this portion of it.  I don't think there's any remaining
significant substantive disagreement about this specific package and the

Russ Allbery (rra@debian.org)               <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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