On Fri, Aug 11 2017, Wouter Verhelst wrote: > On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 08:48:53PM -0700, Sean Whitton wrote: >> Hello, >> >> On Mon, Aug 07 2017, Dr. Bas Wijnen wrote: >> >> >> Example: [s3cmd] >> > >> > How is this not in contrib? This software is useless without the >> > non-free service (which is also software, and it is not in main) from >> > Amazon. >> >> Using the service doesn't involve running any non-free code *on your >> computer*. So it's free software. > > All packages in contrib are free software, that's not the point. > > The point is that package in contrib *require other software not in > main* for their use.
I guess that I unconsciously interpreted "requires" as "Depends:" but these are not equivalent -- thanks. -- Sean Whitton
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