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Re: X11 Mac OS X 10.3 emacs fink: only terminal?


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: X11 Mac OS X 10.3 emacs fink: only terminal?
Date: Mon, 13 Dec 2004 20:34:42 -0500
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In article <address@hidden>,
 Joe Corneli <address@hidden> wrote:

>    On 2004-12-13, Joe Corneli <address@hidden> wrote:
>    > Aqua is not free software
> 
>    Look at the subject: the OP has already bought Aqua.  You must be one of
>    those darwin purists I keep hearing about :)
> 
> It isn't about what you buy, its about what you use.
> 
> If there is an option, recommend the free option.  If there is no free
> option, there is nothing to recommend.  This is GNU policy, and on
> help*gnu*emacs it applies equally to free software purists and other
> contributors.

But the software that's bundled with the computer has pretty much always 
been considered acceptable.  The GPL even refers to this in its 
exception for components that are included with the OS or compiler.

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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