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Re: Why does Debian default to Gnome?

Nate Bargmann writes:
> As I recall, the license on the Qt library was considered DFSG non-free
> because any source changes were only allowed to be distributed as
> patches--a restriction that violates the DFSG.

The Qt license was DFSG-free and Qt was in Debian.  However, the license
was incompatible with the GPL and KDE linked GPL code to Qt, so KDE was not
in Debian.  This all changed when Troll put Qt under the GPL.
John Hasler

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