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Re: Software in main that is throughly useless without non-free software

James Troup <james@nocrew.org> writes:

> > Well there's an obvious discrepancy then, since MANY other programs in 
> > the same boat are already in main, and have been for some time. 
> Yes, because I didn't accept them.  This thread only started because I
> happened to look at TiK while processing Incoming.  I am *not* picking
> on TiK here.  As I've already said, and I'll thank you kindly to stop
> trolling that I am.

I'm not trying to troll here.  I'm just pointing out that there is a
glaring inconsistency in the treatment of packages.  Presumably you
and the other ftpmasters are abiding by the same set of policy
guidelines; therefore presumably there exists a discrepancy in the
interpretation or else this is an isolated incident from the others.

John Goerzen   Linux, Unix consulting & programming   jgoerzen@complete.org |
Developer, Debian GNU/Linux (Free powerful OS upgrade)       www.debian.org |
The 772,945th digit of pi is 9.

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