Re: Another one... _):
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> What is the proper thing to do with a package which is free,
> but whose capabilities would be impaired (some would say seriously
> impaired) unless a package from the non-free distribution is also
> installed? (I am talking about LaTeX2HTML and netpbm; LaTeX2HTML runs
> latex on snippets of the origina that can't be translated into HTML,
> and then converts the dvi file to ps which it converts to xbm and
> then to a gif file, inlined in the final product).
> Does this mean that LaTeX2HTML should be moved to non-free as
> well? The current solution is to merely recommend netpbm, even though
> this is non-free.
There is another solution, suggested by Richard Stallman recently:
Take the free parts of netpbm and create a new package called "freepbm"
We would just need a volunteer...
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