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Re: {debian-legal} Re: Final Draft: Interpretive Guideline regarding DFSG clause 3

On Wed, Dec 12, 2001 at 06:31:04PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> The manual then goes in debian-political.  I insist that
> debian-political would still belong in main, but it might perhaps be a
> good idea to prohibit other main packages from depending on it; they
> would be required to only use "suggests".

Interestingly, you've just described how package relationship from main
to non-free are handled.

Or are people not allowed to even Suggest: non-free packages from
anymore?  I can't remember.  This issue was all bound up with the silly
Enhances: header discussion.

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |    pound of antipasto, would they
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