Re: Screw non-free.
Michael Banck <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On Sat, Mar 13, 2004 at 02:19:17AM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
>> On Fri, Mar 12, 2004 at 09:35:32AM +0100, Florian Weimer wrote:
>> > More and more interesting non-free software isn't suitable even for
>> > non-free. Examples include:
>> > o Acrobat Reader
>> > o Sun Java SDK
>> There's likely no fundamental problems stopping us from making non-free
>> acceptable to those sorts of upstreams.
> a) Acrobat Reader: What's wrong with xpdf?
I have missed the possibily to fill a form and save the results for
later re-editing, and there are PDFs which it cannot print (but
usually the outdated Linux version of Acrobat Reader fails on these,
NMUs aren't an insult, they're not an attack, and they're
not something to avoid or be ashamed of.
Anthony Towns in 2004-02 on debian-devel