README.Why_non-free (Re: Moving contrib and non-free of master.debian.org )
I lost track of who said what...
> > > 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.
> I agree with this as well, however there are people like Manoj among us who
> consider this giving out legal advice.
Without giving legal advice, the package was put into non-free
for a reason, right? State the reason.
I wouldn't put it in README.Debian. I'd put it in a mandatory
new file for non-free packages called README.Why_non-free
(contrib packages could have README.Why_contrib).
I could then easily find all non-free packages on my system by
$ locate README.Why_non-free