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Re: Why no Opera?

On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 09:32:58PM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 02:44:09PM -0400, icelinux@icelinux.net wrote:
> >> Yes, it seems that it would belong in non-free. I see nothing about  
> >> redistribution mentioned in gthe Opera license. The opera EULA states:  
> >> You are free to use this software on ALL computers.
> > 
> > You are also free to properly package it yourself and find a sponsor to
> > upload it for you (assuming you are not already a Debian Developer
> > yourself, which I am guessing you are not).
> that would mean to have access to Opera's sources - at least the last
> time I've had a look it was completely closed source.
For non-free software, the sources are not (always) necessary.
Permission to redistribute is usually sufficient, as Russ has already
pointed out in this thread.



Roberto C. Sánchez

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