Re: Moving contrib and non-free of master.debian.org
>>"Robert" == Robert Woodcock <email@example.com> writes:
Robert> On Tue, Jun 22, 1999 at 02:10:59PM -0700, Darren O. Benham wrote:
>> > - a message when installing the package
>> Nagware-ish. Every non-free package you install, you have to agree to some
>> announcement that this package is non free...
Robert> I concur, however it's the lesser of a lot of possible evils. See below.
I would think that to be extremely annoying, and that would
seriously detract from the quality of implementation.
>> > And perhaps, the README.Debian should be mandatory to contain a brief
>> > explanation why this package is considered non-free (often it is obvious,
>> > but often it is not, especially for those new to the world of free software)
>> I think this is a good idea, regardless of what we do with the archive...
>> it's a -policy issue.
Robert> I agree with this as well, however there are people like
Robert> Manoj among us who consider this giving out legal advice.
If I were the only one who considered this practicing law, you
would not have any problems whatsoever.
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