Re: Moving contrib and non-free of master.debian.org
Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 22, 1999 at 01:34:42PM +0200, Sven LUTHER wrote:
> > Why contrib ? contrib is perfectly dfsg software, there is no reason not to
> > distribute it the same way as main ?
> Because it's useless without non-free.
And it generally has the 'stigma', if you will, of non-free software, even
though it itself is free...
Just like I guess KDE has the stigma of non-free even though it, itself is
licensed under the GPL, but it still depends on the QT library version 1.x,
which is non-free software.
/me ducks before somebody that packages and upstream maintains a 'contrib'
package bops him!
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