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

On Wed, Jun 23, 1999 at 05:54:02PM -0400, Michael Stone wrote:
> > >         And the non-free appearing in the path is not a dead give away?
> > > 
> > 
> > that's those debs are not an part of the official distribution?  No, it's
> > not.
> Would making them available as
> ftp.debian.org/debian/dists/stable/not-officially-part-of-debian--non-free/
that's preferrable to the seperate server?? 

> make everyone happy then? (With a nice symlink from stable/non-free for
> the convenience of our users, of course. :) If that's not enough, how is
The symlink, of course, ruins the issue.

> non-free.debian.org enough? Shouldn't it be non-free.sorta-debian.org?
sorta-debian would require another internic registration.  It might be
better to leave them out.

> How does the casual browser know that something on a particular server
> that *is* in the debian.org domain isn't really part of debian? Again,
> who's this targeted at--casual users or hard-liners who already know the
> difference?
I believe casual users and newbies and the sensitive.

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