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Re: KDE/KDM



bruce@pixar.com (Bruce Perens) writes:
> KDE itself is free, but the Qt toolkit upon which
> KDE is free _only_when_used_with_X_.
> You'll still be able to get
> KDE from the non-free directory and run it.

From: Alair Pereira do Lago <alair@ime.usp.br>
> Bruce, shouldn't it be the contrib directory instead of the non-free
> directory?  I can see many packages which depends on Motif in contrib and I do
> not see why should Motif be more free than Qt.

I don't have my talmudic hat on today (too tired, and getting ready
for Linux Expo). Check out the Debian Policy Manual and see what
it says - if it needs improvement on this please write to the policy
manager.

	Thanks

	Bruce
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