Re: General Resolution: Removing non-free
On Thu, 8 Jun 2000, Jeff Licquia wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 08:18:22AM +0200, Michael Meskes wrote:
> > Don't get me wrong. I'm all for free software or else wouldn't spend so much
> > time on Debian and other projects. But we cannot abandon non-free unless we
> > are able to replace it!
> > If your are able to prove that you can replace all the software in question
> > we can talk again.
> The proposal, IMHO, is suggesting that this will be possible by the
> time woody is ready for release.
> AFAICT, the only significant non-free software that has the potential
> to be an exception is Java. Can anyone think of anything else?
What about LaTeX ? Sigificant parts have been in non-free and contrib. And
changing the licences would be significantly more work than KDE.
Bernhard R. Link