Restricted modules in Ubuntu

Smoot Carl-Mitchell smoot at
Wed Jan 14 20:21:30 UTC 2009

On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 11:38 -0800, Ray Parrish wrote:

> So... if flash and java aren't free, when do I have to pay for them? I'm 
> using both on my Ubuntu install, and so far no one has asked me for any 
> money. 8-)

Please read the licenses for Flash and Java. It is not that they are not
free, but Adobe and Sun place restrictions on the redistribution of both
programs which are incompatible with the GPL.
Smoot Carl-Mitchell
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