Subject: Re: Packages removals for 2006Q4
To: None <>
From: Patrick Welche <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 12/19/2006 15:45:00
On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 04:19:39PM +0100, Joerg Sonnenberger wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 19, 2006 at 03:42:40PM +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> > Is there something that we can make 'the' ghostscript, or has this really 
> > split into two concurrent packages? (i.e.: *I* don't want to bother with 
> > the details and just want 'a' working gs, and I don't care which one it 
> > is!)
> Three packages, in fact. The ESP version is specialised for CUPS.
> Whether or not using the AFPL version is ok is a license question.

I thought that AFPL vs GPL was old hat:

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   The leading edge of Ghostscript development is now under GPL license,
   as is the latest release, Ghostscript 8.54.

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