Re: Discussion - non-free software removal
On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 09:24:18AM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 13, 2002 at 09:02:58AM -0600, John Goerzen wrote:
> > I don't think that it will. Two years ago, people were opposed to removing
> > non-free because of Netscape. Now there's opposition because of xpdf. Two
> > years from now there will be something else, I'm sure; non-free software is
> > not going away. We can give it a nice nudge, though.
> As noted elsewhere, xpdf isn't free enough for non-free anymore.
If I understood correctly, most of xpdf is free enough for main; if built
with a real Motif, it's non-free only; and if it includes certain character
sets, then it's also non-free only. But I'm not exceptionally familiar with
> Steve Langasek
> postmodern programmer