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Re: Release Notes - non-us being phased out - please comment

How many sarge packages are still in non-us? These are mainly crypto
and patented packages, arent't they? We should try to get as many into
main as possible.

Andrew Donnellan

On 5/19/05, Frans Pop <aragorn@tiscali.nl> wrote:
> Prompted by Jeroen van Wolffelaar I propose to include the following
> text in the Release Notes to make users aware that non-us is being
> phased out.
> *non-us being phased out*
> For the sarge release most cryptographic packages that were formerly
> in the non-us part of the archive, have been moved into the regular archive.
> Currently only a few packages are left in the contrib and non-free sections
> of the non-us archive. If you have lines referring to non-us in your
> /etc/sources.list, you may want to check if they can be removed. Chances are
> that non-us will be discontinued completely in the near future.
> Please let me know if this text is OK with you.
> Cheers,

Heritage Linux Group

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