Re: non-free Packages

Subject: Re: non-free Packages
From: David Frey (
Date: Wed May 24 2000 - 00:12:18 CEST

On Tue, May 23, 2000 at 10:08:26PM +0200, Roland Bauerschmidt wrote:
> Currently we have the following NON-FREE packages in the package list.
> Could anyone have a look at the licences?
> (I think we have to take gs-aladdin out because AFAIK the licence does
> not permit unresticted distribution on CD. Torsten?)
> Anyway, perhaps we should generally strip the list of non-free packages?
> acroread
Why is acroread needed? We already have xpdf.

> libforms0.89
Why is libforms needed? Which packages depend on it?

> libmagick4-lzw-dev
> libmagick4g-lzw

> tetex-nonfree
Has the author looked into all licenses which are shipped
with tetex-nonfree?

> tin

> xv
> xv-doc
Isn't xv shareware?


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