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Re: Bug#655618: ITP: nx-libs -- NX protocol libraries and binaries

On Fr, Jan 13, 2012 at 12:10:16 (CET), Thomas Goirand wrote:

> On 01/13/2012 05:23 PM, Mike Gabriel wrote:
>> Hi Alex,
>> On Fr 13 Jan 2012 10:00:29 CET Alexander Wirt wrote:
>>>> Note that we have tested loads of different build variants against
>>>> Xorg 7. The highest stability (which is virtually no session crashes
>>>> anymore) we ever achieved is by the way we currently build the code
>>>> as one monolith.
>>> This is not about stability. It is about being able to distribute it.
>>> ftpmasters already said "no" to nx and I don't think anything changed
>>> since
>>> then.
>> Yes, got that completely! And: I am searching for a new realm of
>> possiblities here. Somehow some non-Debian binaries made it into
>> Debian (by external download), for example. What new ways can be
>> possible here is my question?
>> Mike
> If I may ask...
> Why isn't the NX development made directly into Xorg?

That would have been clever. However, the choice of the license, the
GPL, makes code-sharing impossible.

Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4

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