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Re: We distribute LyX?

Brian Ristuccia wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 22, 1999 at 10:42:00AM -0600, David Starner wrote:
> >
> > This permission certainly includes linking against GUI toolkits like
> > XForms, Motif, GTK+, Qt or Win32. A copy of the GNU General Public
> > License version 2 follows.
> >
> It sounds like the author is giving explicit permission to link their
> program against the non-free xforms.

Yes, but we didn't buy that for KDE. This may be different because, to
the best of my knowledge, they didn't use any other GPL code in it. I'm
not sure whether the preamble was a change to the license or the
author's interpretation of the GPL, or whether it would make any

> This still keeps LyX out of main, since it depends on non-free software.
Correct. It is currently in Contrib.

> --
> Brian Ristuccia
> brianr@osiris.978.org
> bristucc@baynetworks.com
> bristucc@cs.uml.edu

David Starner - dstarner98@aasaa.ofe.org
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