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Re: Discussion - non-free software removal

On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 08:30:38AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 12, 2002 at 11:51:13PM +1100, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > > Sure; but the free software community might see benefits in making
> > > non-free software available -- eg, making the Debian system more useful

Aj wrote that - please be careful with your attributions.

> > The latest Xpdf (2.00) uses Motif. The binaries in the xpdf-reader
> > package are linked with LessTif but unfortunately it works quite a bit
> > better with Open Motif from non-free. For some PDFs in some locales,
> > Xpdf segfaults. It may be worth creating an xpdf-reader-openmotif 
> > package for contrib. Here's another case of no free working solution.
> uhm, gs?  gv?  kghostview?

OK, I was wrong about this case. However, the problem with the language
support still existings - the ghostscript-based viewers need the same
files. What's your solution to that?

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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