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Re: main or contrib?

Al Nikolov writes:

> Hello!
> Please clarify for me, in which section should go a GPL-licensed package,
> which is quite unusable without (but technically not Depends on), er,
> obscure blobs of data, usually gathered by a way of sniffing data flow
> between a proprietary application and a hardware device, an then
> just "replaying"?

Under Debian's current approach, this would have to go into contrib.

I personally disagree -- on the grounds that the software works as it
should without the blobs, and the hardware is what fails to provide
the necessary interface -- but mine is a minority viewpoint.

Michael Poole

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