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Re: Bug#661329: recommends doom-wad which is only provided by non-free doom-wad-shareware

On Mon, Apr 30, 2012 at 04:24:36PM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> > They may be useless without additional data, but this is the same as
> > drivers that are useless without additional hardware.
> I don't buy this analogy - usually, drivers are programmed for existing
> (or soon-to-be-existing) hardware, so the additional hardware is
> obtainable, just possibly not-existent for the user.
How is non-free hardware different from non-free data in this case?

> On the other hand, the free data files you are talking about *are*
> non-existant and unobtainable.
Charles was not talking about *free* data.


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