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Re: Flash in debian

Well in general I would opposed including any sources that cannot be
built using free and approved tools, that is basically saying there is
no source, or no means to get from source to binary.

lets imagine that you have rebol, a language that has no specification
and no source code, you can release a rebol package and say :" it is
free software" , but you should not be able to  make a free debian
package with that in my humble opinion because it would no be

also, we are on the mentors list, are we really going to mentor
non-free software and use up our time resources for helping people
package non free software?


On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 6:49 PM, Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de> wrote:
> Am 28.01.2012 17:24, schrieb The Fungi:
>> your package might be suitable for contrib until such time as
>> flex-sdk enters main. It would probably make more sense to just wait
> If the packages cannot build their swf from source in lack of flex-sdk
> they can be uploaded to contrib, as long as all sources are included
> and the licenses are compatible, can't they?
> Is it possible for a package in main to depend/suggest on a package in
> contrib (non-free)?
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