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Re: x is dead - non-free

> I am facing a real dilemma with Distribution disks. If X becomes non-free,
> there will be no point buying a Debian distribution CD if I am correct<??>

> I mean, if X isn't on there, I'll have to dnld everything anyway, or buy Red
> Hat <??>

It is the *next* release of X that will be non-free.  The present release
will remain free and remain available, and XFree86 will continue to
maintain and support it.

> What a pain. X is a large part of Debian,...

And will continue to be.  X is *not* going to be removed from Debian.
John Hasler
john@dhh.gt.org (John Hasler)
Dancing Horse Hill
Elmwood, WI

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