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Re: [Gnewsense-dev] gpl ghostscript

From: Sam Geeraerts
Subject: Re: [Gnewsense-dev] gpl ghostscript
Date: Thu, 05 Aug 2010 19:57:22 +0200
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Kete schreef:
> On Thursday August 5, 2010 7:31:59 am Karl Goetz wrote:
>> Why don't you check? :/
> I'm not using gNS yet, waiting for the freeze of Squeeze.

Our repositories are mostly copies of the upstream ones, so you can use
upstream tools as a first step.

deltah: (hardy)
metad: (stable)

Then check if the package you're looking for exists in our repos by
digging into

>> ref package name above - .dfsg
> I don't know what this means.

dfsg = Debian Free Software Guidelines

If a package name has "dfsg" in it then it means that the upstream
software has non-free parts in it, but that those parts were removed by
Debian developers.

> "CMap ... had been distributed under Adobe's restricted license. 
> Fortunatelly now they are relicensed under BSD license."
> from last edited 2010-01-10

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