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
> Peter <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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