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Re: Non-free, Contrib and CDs

> I think it would be ludicrous if someone bought a Debian CD that had
> (say) KDE on it (presumably in contrib) and found that it won't work
> because the QT libraries that it depends on (whose authors have declared
> that it can be sold on CDs) is in non-free and thus not on the CD.

I see nothing "ludicrous" in that. I could not imagine, for example that
Motif application be always distributed along with Motif itself. There
are many non-free libraries that people buy to be able to use both free
and non-free applications (distributed seperately).

Alex Y.

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