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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] metad testing repo and gpl ghostscript

From: Kete
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] metad testing repo and gpl ghostscript
Date: Wed, 4 Aug 2010 12:12:07 -0400
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On Wednesday August 4, 2010 8:43:35 am Karl Goetz wrote:
> On Tue, 3 Aug 2010 21:54:54 -0400
> Kete <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hello, is there anything I can do to help build a gNS 3 repo 
based on
> > Debian testing? It's not an unstable repo, and I'd like to get new
> > features as they come out but still use gNS.
> hm,
> Do you code python or c?
> And or are you familiar with ubuntu's merge tools and processes?
No and no, but now, I wish I did and was.
> > Also, if y'all use GPL Ghostscript, then you'll probably want to
> > switch to GNU Ghostscript because somehow, even though it's 
GPL, it
> Switch to it instead of what?
instead of GPL Ghostscript if u use it
> > uses restrictive Adobe files for fonts, and I know Debian uses it 
> Does it, or does it strip them out? (Or are these the files that were
> previously proprietary and then freed?)
That's something I wasn't aware of but would like to know myself.
> > it's on my box. Libre Planet has a whole page of packages like 
> > at
> >
> > e_System_Distribution_Guidelines
> YOu may not have noticed, but a large portion of that list comes 
> gNS (infact i think we have more things which are yet to be added, 
> to update it? :))
> kk
oh, I see some gNS bugs on some references! Sure, I'll update a few 
for you all. Just lead the way

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