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Re: potential MBF: first alternate depends not available in main

"Bernhard R. Link" <brlink@debian.org> writes:

> * Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> [110316 01:24]:
>> I disagree. If non-free has a superior implementation of a package and
>> the user has non-free configured then it should prefer the non-free
>> package.
> Superiority is always a question of what metrics you start with.
> Not being able to fix bugs because of missing source code or missing
> licenses gives a very strong push into inferiority, at least it should
> for Debian users.
> 	Bernhard R. Link

My metric here is clearly the functionality for the user.

If not having free (as in speech) source is a problem then do not add
non-free to your sources.list. That metric should not decide the order
of depends.


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