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Re: Can we pull KDE?

*-"Stephen J. Carpenter" <sjc@delphi.com>
| On Wed, Sep 09, 1998 at 10:59:31AM -0600, Ward Deng wrote:
| > Can we have a commercial company to distribute a "commercial" version of
| > Debian distribution with Qt as its bundled components? In this way, some
| > programs with licensing problems can be avoided. People can choose to
| > use "pure" official Debian distribution or buy a commercial version based
| > on Debian. The company will return a percentage of the sales to Debian
| > project.
| That would work but...I don't see how "WE" can do that.
| That really isn;'t one of the aims of the project to make money, however,
| if anyone wanted to do this, I doubt anyone would object to a company
| basing a distribution on debian 

And if someone did, they should have a good, long look at the DFSG.
Personally I applaud the idea (even though I wouldn't use such a
distribution myself). I think much good could come out of it.


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