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Re: Bug#290362: www.debian.org: Please add Root to list of programs that cannot be packaged

On Thu, Jan 20, 2005 at 10:05:10AM +0100, Tim Dijkstra wrote:
> I read the threads you linked to above, but I couldn't find a reference
> to anybody explaining the ROOT guys what the problem is. Did anybody
> try, what was their response?

I wrote to them just now, and Fons said:

> Hi Sam,
>   we are in the process of removing the single non OS limitation from our
> license in the very near future (coming months/weeks). The xclass derived
> work is solely contained in one single library libGui. The author of xclass
> is very aware of our work and ROOT is referenced from the xclass web pages.
> Anyway, stay tuned for the announcement of ROOT being completely OS.
> Cheers, Fons.

I guess this is good news!

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