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Re: [PROPOSED] Change package relations policy to remove references to non-free from main

[in one message]
Raul Miller <moth@debian.org> writes:

> Personally, I think that hard-coding into a DFSG package a reference
> to some non-DFSG package is rather grotesque.  I'm disappointed that
> we disagree on this issue.

[in another message]
Chris Waters <xtifr@dsp.net> writes:

> The other objection I've seen is, basically, "the purity of the system
> is marred by the very presence of even the *names* of non-free
> packages."  My opinion of this notion is unprintable.  :-)

I can't think of anything to add to that.  Except to comment that it
might be rather difficult to document samba if you could never refer
to non-free software.  :-)

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      or    xtifr@debian.org | above, but it is too long to fit into
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