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Re: KDE status?

On Thu, Jan 21, 1999 at 09:18:50PM +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> > Sure no problem.  I had no intention of doing so.  I was just curious as
> > to the status.  There will be no argument from me, especially since I
> > agreed with Debian's stance on the matter.  :)
> Brief summary, then:
> KDE will not be in slink.
> KDE will be in potato if
> a) KDE change their license (in which case it can go into contrib)
> b) Qt change their license (in which case they may both be able to go into
> free)
> b) is the likely outcome, since troll are designing a new Qt license,
> which Joseph Carter <knightbrd@debian.org) is looking at with a view to
> making it both DFSG-free (which it almost certainly will be) and
> GPL-compatible (trickier).

Seems most likely we'll get c. Both of them change licenses and the net
result goes into main.

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