Re: depends on non-free _hardware_?
On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 01:52:37AM -0400, Jacob Kuntz wrote:
> package: www.debian.org
> severity: wishlist
> packages.debian.org has a description for contrib that states:
> Packages in this area are free themselves but depend on other software
> or hardware that is not free.
> non-free hardware suggests the existance of free hardware. is this a typo,
> or have i been ripped off?
There was a reason I added that bit, but I can't remember what it was. :)
Looking through the packages in contrib, the only thing that resembles
a dependence on non-free hardware is the emulators, which need ROM images.
Since the images can be considered software with a non-free license
and many people find the phrase confusing, I have removed it.
If there are no objections, I'll close the bug in a few days.
James (Jay) Treacy