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Re: Microcode license [#3]

On Fri, Jun 01, 2001 at 05:02:30PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> Contrib is an official part of Debian, 

Only in the same sense that non-free is (ie, it's not part of the Debian
Distribution, but it's still distributed by the Debian project).

See item 1 of the social contract ``..., but we will never make the system
depend on an item of non-free software.'' or item 5 ``We have created
"contrib" and "non-free" areas in our FTP archive for this software. The
software in these directories is not part of the Debian system, ...''


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