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Re: SEUL: What's the diff to SEUL ?

On Thu, 15 Jan 1998, Paul Anderson wrote:

> I thought Debian was free software only?  mSQL is a commercial product.

The main section is free but Debian also has a non-free section and a
contrib section.  Contrib in the debian sense is different than the Red
Hat sense.  Debian contrib are packages that are free but depend on
something in non-free.

Example, pine is in non-free, so is xv and compress.  Debian has no
problem with commercial software, it just can not be made a part of the
main distribution.  

In order for COAS to be a part of teh main distribution and its default
admin tool, it must be free, Qt prevents it from being free so it must go
in non-free which prevents it from being the default.

George Bonser 
If NT is the answer, you didn't understand the question. (NOTE: Stolen sig)
Debian/GNU Linux ... the maintainable operating system.