Re: libgeoip1: Debian turning into an advertising crap?
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Frank Bauer schrieb:
> today I have been lingering in the realms of /etc examining the files
> breaking the tradition
> of using small letters in filenames (ConsoleKit, GeoIP.conf.default,
> NetworkManager, etc.).
> This advertisement is contained in the GeoIP.conf.default file
> (package libgeoip1):
> # If you purchase a subscription to the GeoIP database,
> # then you will obtain a license key which you can
> # use to automatically obtain updates.
> # for more details, please go to
> # http://www.maxmind.com/app/products
> Do you think it is appropriate for package in main?
I do not see any reason why it may be not a candidate for main, just
because of this advertising.
Open e.g. <one_favourite_program_of_yours>, you will find buttons and
they will lead you to author X or sponsor Y. Have a look at virtualbox,
they also have got a free and non-free version.
Mit freundlichem Gruß / With kind regards,
GNU/Linux Debian Developer
Always if we think we are right,
we were maybe wrong.
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