Hi, > An about community support, people know that today Xara Linux is not > free source, if the kernel lib is not at least GPL, then it's not > free. I understand how hard this decision is for you, but is hard for > other people to give their time for a company for free too, instead of > giving it to their studies, families... The GPL gives them something > in exchange, GPL makes it "their" code too. The problem isn't so much this, it's more that Xara was (and still is for Win32) a commercial product with the kernel having chunks of code in which simply can't be released under GPL (licences, copyrights - it gets sticky). It does cause a problem for distros as the library doesn't have the source and so it can't be officially supported. This will very soon be the case with Fedora Core. I currently package it for Fedora Extras, but due to the above problem, it's soon to be removed. It can go back in though when the source to all becomes available. Sad, but that's the way it is. TTFN Paul -- This is a private email address. Please do not use it unless I say you can!
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