Re: Why does Debian default to Gnome?
* Pooly <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005 Dec 31 04:16 -0600]:
> 2005/12/30, Nate Bargmann <email@example.com>:
> > * Steve Lamb <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2005 Dec 29 23:44 -0600]:
> > > Brian Nelson wrote:
> > > > s/non-free/GPL-incompatible/
> > >
> > > The problem was that the Windows version was not free while the Linux
> > > version was.
> > 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.
> QT 4 and above are available under the GPL on Windows
> and it comes with mingw if you want.
Even more nails in the old "Qt is non-free" coffin. Good!
- Nate >>
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