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Re: Why does Debian default to Gnome?

On Fri, 2005-12-30 at 08:17 -0600, Nate Bargmann wrote:
> * Steve Lamb <grey@dmiyu.org> [2005 Dec 29 23:44 -0600]:
> > Brian Nelson wrote:
> I believe the Windows version is still non-free, but that doesn't
> matter to Debian.  I've not kept close track so I don't know if anyone
> has gone to the trouble of porting the GPL Qt to Windows.
> 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.

Shades of qmail & xv, eh?

Ron Johnson, Jr.
Jefferson, LA USA

"Whenever I see an old lady slip and fall on a wet sidewalk, my
first instinct is to laugh. But then I think, what if I was an
ant, and she fell on me. Then it wouldn't seem quite so funny."
Jack Handey

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