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Re: [opensuse] 10.3 Alpha 1
  • From: Andreas Jaeger <aj@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 18 Feb 2007 14:14:07 +0100
  • Message-id: <m34ppjfw0w.fsf@xxxxxxxxxxx>
John Andersen <jsa@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> writes:

> On Saturday 17 February 2007, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> riccardo35@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
>> > On Sun 18 Feb 2007 02:28, Basil Chupin wrote:
>> >> The DVD already contains the files on the nonOSS CD
>> >
>> > - What please does " nonOSS " mean ?
>> >
>> >
>> > Thanks
>>
>> I have always taken it to mean those applications appearing under the
>> heading of Proprietary Software when you select the Patterns in YaST2
>> software manager. Such s/ware is Acroread, Java, RealPlayer, et alia.
>
> Its just Non Open Source Software. Might be free, but the source is
> not available.

The source might be available - but it might be under a non Open
Source license,

Andreas
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