Re: main or contrib?
Marco d'Itri writes:
> email@example.com wrote:
>>As far as I can tell,  is the only thread that predates -legal and
>>touches on this issue. As far as it comes to a conclusion, it is that
> This was not the thread.
>>bits that depend on non-main packages must go into contrib or
>>non-free. This is consistent with the much more recent work to move
>>firmware-loading kernel drivers out of main. Are IM client programs
>>exempt from this, or should bugs be filed with appropriate severity?
> The IM clients in main do not depend on non-main packages.
To the same extent, device drivers in main do not depend on non-main
packages (or on firmware for the devices they talk to).