Re: non-Debian software on ftp*.*.debian.org mirrors
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- Subject: Re: non-Debian software on ftp*.*.debian.org mirrors
- From: Ivan Shmakov <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Mon, 17 Oct 2016 12:55:39 +0000
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- In-reply-to: <ssTcK-5Yxfirstname.lastname@example.org> (Lars Wirzenius's message of "Sun, 16 Oct 2016 15:00:02 +0200")
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>>>>> Lars Wirzenius <email@example.com> writes:
>>>>> On Sun, Oct 16, 2016 at 11:50:46AM +0000, Ivan Shmakov wrote:
>> 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)?
> https://www.debian.org/social_contract point 5.
> We're not exactly unclear about non-free and contrib.
I'd say that those who can discern Debian non-free from Debian
proper are at low risk of confusing, say,  with the "software
[...] endorsed or even produced by Debian."
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