Re: Sun Java available from non-free
On Sun, Jun 04, 2006 at 09:57:40AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> > OTOH, I'd say pull it *now* while distribution is low, then fix the
> > problems, and only *then* get it back in... seems to be the least
> > damaging route to go for, imho.
> You can say that if you like, but please be aware that it's not Debian's
> position. Debian's position, as consistently expressed by ftpmaster,
> on this list, and in the press, is that the license is acceptable for
> non-free, and that is also Sun's position.
I see no ground in the Debian constitution to claim this is "Debian's
position". Being the ftp-masters decisision does not make it the
As for the relevance of Sun position on Debian developers, there simply
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