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Re: non-free firmware: driver in main or contrib?

josh.trip@verizon.net wrote:

>If you want to argue that a package in contrib should be included on CDs
>or in the installer, feel free to argue that.  Please do not conflate
>that issue with the entirely non-technical decision of whether a package
>goes in main or contrib; otherwise, you are doing a disservice to
>another important class of users, namely those who count on Debian to be
>true to its stated values and keep the clear distinction between main,
>contrib, and non-free.
I consider doing a disservice to our users (and an insult to the
developers of such drivers) keeping free software out of debian because
of, at best, unclear and not consistent criteria.


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