On Sat, Aug 06, 2005 at 06:07:19PM +0200, Philipp Kern wrote: > On Aug 6, 2005, at 5:22 PM, Andrew Saunders wrote: > >So even if you managed to build it entirely with free tools at some > >later date, this issue alone would relegate it to contrib until > >suitably free data is available - or at least, that's been the current > >practice for e.g. emulators such as zsnes which require non-free roms. > > I still disagree as zsnes does not *require* non-free ROMs. One could > write a free ROM, and one presenting the Debian logo is provided. It > does not depend on any non-free system ROM to run correctly. There is > also a bug report about this: #313137. I brought up this issue when I first packaged it. The package includes the source code and ROM image of a sample ROM. James Troup told me to put the package in contrib. I had no desire to get into another argument with him.
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