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Re: [opensuse] Opera banner free
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 20 Sep 2005 19:36:32 +0200
  • Message-id: <ho7jdbk5en.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Pascal Bleser <pascal.bleser@xxxxxxxxx> writes:

> Opera is proprietary and not OpenSource, so it won't be included in SUSE
> Linux OSS (I guess).
>
> Opera is "freely distributable" (I suppose), so it's the same as
> Realplayer, Adobe Reader, ...
>
> That's why it can be included in SUSE Linux 10.0 (retail box) but not
> into SUSE Linux OSS 10.0 ;)
>
> Well, maybe I'm wrong, but if so, then I'd be really confused about
> Novell's policy ;))

you're right - and that's why we put it on ftp.suse.com in the extra
directory together with other non-OSS stuff,

Andreas
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