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Re: We distribute LyX?

Montreal Sun Jan 24 05:47:21 1999

Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> wrote:
> David Starner wrote:
> > Actually, LyX depends on XForms, so fixing Qt won't help. Fixing Qt will
> > let us add KLyX (LyX ported to Qt), which would be a good substitute.
> Has anyone in Debian ever approached the XForms developer(s)
> about making XForms open-source?

Is Debian a paying customer here?  Is it particularly appropriate for
Debian to approach developers in this way?  Isn't this something the
XForms developers can decide for themselves?

> That sure would move a _lot_ of stuff into main.   I doubt they
> make much money on it, it's mostly free anyway (as in beer).

Is Debian one to judge?

> Having sources available would make me feel better about it
> disappearing off the face of the earth and standing all those
> applications. 
> Peter <psg@debian.org>

[Debian approaches Microsoft with Open Source (TM) proposal.  News at 11.]


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