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Re: Why is openoffice in Contrib?

On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 02:38:19PM -0600, Steve Langasek wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 10, 2002 at 03:06:10PM -0500, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> > Excuse me for butting in here, but aren't there GPL'd Java compilers in
> > main already? Or does OpenOffice require a non-DFSG Java compiler?
> The current build system for the OpenOffice packages depends on specific,
> non-free Java implementations.  Whether or not it can be modified to use
> alternatives from main is left as an exercise for the reader.

So much for write-once, run-anywhere. Although in this case it's more of a
write-once, build-anywhere.


Tech-savvy: euphemism for nerdy.

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