[Slackbuilds-users] Feature request

Xavier Maillard xavier at maillard.im
Fri Nov 16 17:00:58 UTC 2012

> > Slackware does not care much about license AFAICS.
> I don't think that that last statement is true. A possible
> contra example; you may have noticed that SL-14.0 doesn't
> provide jre/jdk packages containing reconstituted upstream
> binaries as was previously the case. I presume this is because
> of the widespread doubts about the legality of binary
> redistribution under upstream's java licence.

Good point. In fact, what I mean is just that: licensing is not
an obsession for slackware; they just do the basic work of
respecting license terms and that's all. No debate on the free
degree-ness for this or that.


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