Matt Zimmerman mdz at ubuntu.com
Sun Nov 20 20:57:02 CST 2005


On Sat, Nov 19, 2005 at 06:30:45PM +0000, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> On Fri, Nov 18, 2005 at 08:51:46AM -0800, Paul Byrne wrote:
> 
> > I doubt it will run on any of the free vm's. I think someone in our
> > community tried it but I can't find the thread at the moment. This is a
> > problem I'm very keen on solving, there are a number of routes I'm
> > exploring. In the meantime I was hoping we could include Project Looking
> > Glass in the Universe or Multiverse. We also rely on Java 3D, but I'll
> > be building a .deb package for that.
> 
> If it depends on the closed Java, we can't ship it at all since we can't 
> legally distribute the Sun JRE (even in multiverse). There's no point in 
> us shipping debs that require software from outside the archive.

That is an issue which is being actively discussed in other forums, and
shows the potential to be resolved in the foreseeable future.

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 - mdz



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