Re: JRockit in non-free, part II
Henning Makholm <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Scripsit Brian Thomas Sniffen <email@example.com>
>> Henning Makholm <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > Huh? I have always understood that there were only two criteria for
>> > going into non-free:
>> > 1. That the Debian mirror network can legally distribute the source
>> > and binary packages.
>> I don't think it's just the registered mirrors that must be able to
>> distribute. Rather, the whole mirror network, including the parts
>> that are unambiguously Not Debian and not bound in any way to obey
>> Debian's wishes, must be able to distribute.
> Yes. But there is no need for the package to be distributable in any
> other context than a mirror of the Debian archive.
Sure there is -- in the context of a partial mirror, for example, or
in the context of a mirror which also distributes other things.
>> > Similarly the "specific to Debian" bit is for DFSG freedom and not
>> > necessary for the non-free archive either.
>> It is because of the mirror network.
But the mirror network isn't part of Debian. They won't have signed this.
Brian Sniffen email@example.com