Re: Java on Linux
That presents a problem. Java itself is free, but Sun's implementation is
not. For this reason, forcing all packages which depend on
`java-virtual-machine' or whatever is pretty unfair. Packages that depend
specifically on Sun's implementation, however, belong in contrib.
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On 1 Mar 2001, Evan Prodromou wrote:
> >>>>> "AR" == Artur Radosz <email@example.com> writes:
> AR> But it will be good to have this in debian dist. This and
> AR> others java lib, applications or systems.
> It can't be in Debian, since it's not DFSG-Free.
> If it can be legally redistributed with Debian, though, it can go in
> non-free. And packages that depend on it could go in contrib.
> Evan Prodromou
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