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Re: non-US

On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 12:28:57PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> On Tue, Jan 06, 2004 at 07:08:16AM -0500, linux@austrialpinusa.com wrote:
> > Citát Colin Watson <cjwatson@debian.org>:
> > > Correct. It's low priority to fix, since non-US is essentially a
> > > graveyard anyway.
> > 
> > What do you mean exactly when you say that it is a "graveyard anyway"?
> > From what I read it is the "recommended-more secure version". Isn`t
> > it?
> Since before the release of woody, DFSG-free cryptographic software has
> been legal to distribute from the main archive in the US, so most
> packages that used to be in non-US have migrated there. The only ones
> left are those in contrib or non-free, those with unresolved licensing
> problems, those whose maintainers haven't been paying attention, or
> both.

Just to expand on that, there are currently a grand total of 19 packages
(18 source packages) left in non-US. Chances are you won't miss it.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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