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Re: Why only one non-free section?

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@datasync.com> wrote:
>  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.

In that case, the official CDs do not comply with the DFSG.

>  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?

Come up with some other name for CDs which include contrib.

Should this discussion take place on some other list?


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