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Re: Bug#147303: ITP: winex -- A DESCRIPTION

On Wed, 2002-05-22 at 22:11, Joseph Carter wrote:
> If you don't feel uncomfortable supporting that hostile
> attitude with your money, I cannot stop you.  I may question your
> commitment to the things Debian stands for, but I can't stop you.

Phew. I was worried there for a minute.

> Caldera is the company who produced a Linux "demo" CD in which they
> modified sysvinit (GPL) to refuse to boot the system after 30 days if
> payment was not made to the tune of US$130.

...and? They released the source, did they not? Where's the problem
here? Who said you are allowed to get all Free Software gratis?
> But in order to use
> winex, I am expected to pay $5 a month and live without a native package
> for my distribution?

rpms, debs and tgzs exist for WineX. The former two have always existed.

Joe Drew <hoserhead@woot.net> <drew@debian.org>

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