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Re: Quitting debian-java

* Alexander Hvostov <vulture@aoi.dyndns.org> [010302 18:23]:
> Those who believe Java and free software is a sad landscape are woefully
> unaware of reality... If this were the case, why does GNU seem to
> wholeheartedly support it? They even have a page devoted to GNU Java
> software!

I think we may need to agree to disagree on this. Here is my example of
perfectly legitimate Java that still cannot be run on a system entirely
under the DFSG:

Java application with Swing interface using RMI and Java.Security.

Because the Build-Depends are only currently available through non-free
software this application will be relegated to non-free or contrib. (I
don't recall which, contrib is most likely.)

I may very well be woefully unaware of reality -- it has happened
before. :) Please tell me how I can support Swing, RMI, and
Java.Security using only tools that satisfy the DFSG. :)

Note also that Java2D, Java3D, etc., could be replaced for Swing, RMI,
java.security, above. I imagine similar stories could be told about

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