On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 10:52:15AM -0700, Steve Langasek wrote: >On Mon, Aug 30, 2004 at 01:20:56PM +0200, J.H.M. Dassen (Ray) wrote: > >> Now that we have crypto in main, the only real use for non-US is for >> packages that are encumbered by patents in the US which aren't encumbered by >> patents in the EU. I am not aware of any practical packages that fall in >> that category at the moment. > >Not any that are in non-US/main in any case, AIUI, which means they >probably wouldn't be released as part of a CD set. > >I believe getting non-US into working order again is still considered a >blocker for release, but I think the concern here is non-US/non-free and >getting non-US/main operational to the point that *removals* can be >processed for sarge. (At least, britney thinks that all of the >above-listed non-US/main packages should be removed.) OK. It would make life much easier for CD/DVD production if we can just drop the non-US stuff, and there's clearly very little left there. Shall we just drop it? -- Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. firstname.lastname@example.org We don't need no education. We don't need no thought control.
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