-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 Philipp Kern schrieb: > On 2009-10-14, Russ Allbery <r...@debian.org> wrote: >>> But also if the _free_ software is for downloading etc. pay-only content >>> like music, I do not think that it has to enter contrib, because it does >>> not has got a real dependenie on non-free stuff. >> Yeah, it's a bit of a marginal case. We have, for instance, Perl modules >> to talk to the Amazon APIs in main, although in most of those cases the >> API is relatively open and some other sites also implement it. > > The appearance of Eucalyptus is pretty recent, though. So you'd need to > wait until a free service of an API gets released? How feature complete > does it need to be? If I release a "compliant" porn directory with only one > pic, would that be appropriate? And I could easily make it non-porn too. > > zsnes used to be in contrib, but somebody made the case that there could > be, in fact, free roms, because the way how to program the box is not > exactly secret anymore. (If they would be buildable on Debian is another > question.) It lives in main now and my gut feeling is that it's the right > thing to do, given that the code base is free to modify, share and gives > you the usual rights of a free software license (here: GPL2).
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