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 <email@example.com> <firstname.lastname@example.org>