Re: Why only one non-free section?
>>"Raul" == Raul Miller <email@example.com> writes:
Raul> Joseph Carter <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> We don't WANT to make it easy to use non-free software, which is why we
>> haven't split non-free. We don't want to make it unreasonably hard either,
>> which is why we allow non-free and contrib sections to begin with. We just
>> don't want non-free software associated with Debian.
Raul> But note that contrib is being packaged as an official part of Debian.
A small nit. It is being packaged on the official CD, but is
not an official part of Debian. This maybe a distinction that
makes no difference, but it is important for me. Why do I say that
contrib is not part of Debian? Look at the social contract, which
defines what the official debian distribution is.
Raul> I was surprised when I realized this. I was even more
Raul> surprised when I found out there wasn't anything to be done
Raul> about it.
What do you suggest be done about this?
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