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Re: Whether remotely running software is considered "software" for Debian.




On Aug 12, "Dr. Bas Wijnen" <wijnen@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Which would be a great example of software that is free interacting with
> software that is non-free.  Thus the package with this as its main purpose
> should live in contrib.  There's nothing wrong with that.
There is no such requirement for Debian packages and there has never 
been one.
This was settled about 15 years ago, discussing ICQ clients.
Even RMS agreed.

You may argue to introduce one if you feel so inclined, but this kind of 
policy does not currently exist.

-- 
ciao,
Marco

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