Re: status update LT 2003 CD
Sven Hoexter wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 09, 2003 at 08:04:33AM +0200, Martin Schulze wrote:
> > Stefan Gybas wrote:
> > > Here is my list:
> > >
> > > # Blackdown JDK
> > > deb ftp://ftp.gwdg.de/pub/languages/java/linux/debian woody main non-free
> > ~~~~~~~~
> > I believe we should only distribute software which is considerably
> > free. One of the requirements for additional packages for the Knoppix
> > DVD is that the software needs to be free. It would be real ashaming
> > if the Knoppix DVD would only contain free software and the Debian CD
> > made of the Debian Team would contain non-free software.
> What do you think about Christian Marillats packages? He includes acrobat
> reader wich might be usefull but is non-free and on the other side we
> include a recent version of xpdf.
When they are free, they're fine. When they are not, we should not
distribute them. For example, we must not distribute the dll's he
collected to provide codecs.
Acrobat should not be included. xpdf should be fine, though.
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