Re: [rant] Re: Consequences of moving Emacs Manuals to non-free
Ben Pfaff <email@example.com> writes:
> Sven Joachim <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> On Wed, Mar 15, Miles Bader wrote:
>>> In practice I guess it's just going to mean that most people end up
>>> putting non-free in their sources.list, weakening the effect of having a
>>> separation between "free" and "non-free" in the first place, and more
>>> users end up confused because lack of hard dependencies will mean the
>>> doc packages don't get installed.
>> It may get worse. The maintainer of the GNU make package has just kicked
>> out the documentation for good, offering no substituton
>> whatsoever. [...]
> Why should a Debian maintainer feel compelled to package non-free
Why should he feel compelled to package anything at all?
David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum