Re: Why no Opera?
On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 10:49:21AM +0200, Bernd Zeimetz wrote:
> Michael Banck wrote:
> > On Tue, Aug 28, 2007 at 02:57:07AM +0300, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> >> It is not free software. I had a quick peek at the license in the .deb
> >> available from Opera's website, and it would not seem that they allow
> >> other parties to distribute the software, therefore Debian cannot do so.
> > That shouldn't stop us from having a discussion about it anyway!
> true. If somebody could convince the opera guys to open their source -
> that would be a great thing. Opera is a very well working browser and it
> is a shame, that it is not under an open source license.
I do not understand why that is "a shame". I think that the real shame is
too many broken or never finished programs under open source licenses.