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Re: Why only one non-free section?



On Sat, Sep 12, 1998 at 12:41:17AM -0400, Raul Miller 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.
> 
> But note that contrib is being packaged as an official part of Debian.
> 
> I was surprised when I realized this.  I was even more surprised when
> I found out there wasn't anything to be done about it.

I'm not certain this is a bad thing.  I'm not certain it's a good thing
either.

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