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Re: Moving contrib and non-free of master.debian.org

>>"Chris" == Chris Lawrence <quango@watervalley.net> writes:

 Chris> I thought the intent of the proposal *was* to make non-free software
 Chris> harder to find..

        This goes against the social contract, IMHO.

 Chris>  . or at least harder to confuse with main.

        Thanks to apt, this is impossible unless we make apt annoying
 (and hence reduce its utility). I don't think moving it shall make
 much of a difference to people, apart fr5om the annoyance of having
 to change mirror scripts and source lists.


 While it cannot be proved retrospectively that any experience of
 possession, conversion, revelation, or divine ecstasy was merely an
 epileptic discharge, we must ask how one differentiates "real
 transcendence" from neuropathies that produce the same extreme
 realness, profundity, ineffability, and sense of cosmic unity.  When
 accounts of sudden religious conversions in TLEs [temporal-lobe
 epileptics] are laid alongside the epiphanous revelations of the
 religious tradition, the parallels are striking.  The same is true of
 the recent spate of alleged UFO abductees.  Parsimony alone argues
 against invoking spirits, demons, or extraterrestrials when natural
 causes will suffice. Barry L. Beyerstein, "Neuropathology and the
 Legacy of Spiritual Possession", The Skeptical Inquirer, Vol. XII,
 No. 3, pg. 255
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