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non-Debian software on ftp*.*.debian.org mirrors

>>>>> Jakub Wilk <jwilk@debian.org> writes:


 > On a semi-unrelated note:

 > Some of ftp*.*.d.o and cdimage.d.o mirrors serve random free (and
 > sometimes non-free) software that is not Debian[*].  This may mislead
 > inexperienced people into thinking that this software is endorsed or
 > even produced by Debian.  Should we insist that only Debian is served
 > from these domains?

 > [*] See e. g.: https://ftp.se.debian.org/

	Ahem.  Speaking of non-Debian software…

$ head < ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/Release 
Origin: Debian
Label: Debian
Suite: stable
Version: 8.6
Codename: jessie
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2016 11:38:03 UTC
Architectures: amd64 arm64 armel armhf i386 mips mipsel powerpc ppc64el s390x
Components: main contrib non-free
Description: Debian 8.6 Released 17 September 2016

	Doesn’t the presence of the ‘non-free’ section in the official
	Debian Release (InRelease) files /already/ mislead inexperienced
	people into thinking that such software is either part of Debian
	or endorsed by the project (or both)?

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