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

On Friday, March 18, 2011 10:10:49 am Bernhard R. Link wrote:
> * Goswin von Brederlow <goswin-v-b@web.de> [110318 14:38]:
> > And as long as it works I see no reason why a maintainer should not be
> > allowed to put the non-free dep first in alternatives if there is a good
> > reason.
> Debian makes some promises to users. Suprisingly getting non-free
> software installed is definitely nothing a maintainer alone should
> be able to decide.

Since they would have had to enable non-free, suprise would not be an 
appropriate reaction.

Scott K

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