Subject: Re: Why would I pay for Ximian software?
From: Ben Laurie <>
Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2001 12:20:50 +0000

D Henkel-Wallace wrote:
> On Wednesday, December 19, 2001, at 12:03 , Ben Laurie wrote:
> > "Kevin A. Burton - burtonator" wrote:
> >>
> >> Why would I pay for Ximian software?
> >
> > Coz its a bastard to build? Or, in fact, impossible last time I tried?
> If this is true, can it really qualify as free software?

The impossibility was caused by a required component that I simply
couldn't find the source for. So I guess not. I'd be interested to know
whether anyone has built it from source?




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