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Re: GPL vs. Motif (was: MaintainerDatabase Copyright)

It doesn't make any sense for you to distribute the source to Motif with
your static-linked Motif executable, since the source to Motif is not
available to you. I'm inclined to consider it an operating-system facility.
I can take it up with RMS if you wish.

Of course, people should use lesstif if at all possible. I see only a few
-smotif programs in "stable":

	gimp	(I think the one in unstable doesn't use motif at all).
	ddd	(Already replaced by a lesstif version)

Is this worse for unstable? Hopefully some of these can be built with

Can you get your operating system fixed when you need it?
Linux - the supportable operating system. http://www.debian.org/support.html
Bruce Perens K6BP   bruce@debian.org   NEW PHONE NUMBER: 510-620-3502

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