Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 12th Jun 2009 18:25 UTC
Debian and its clones Well, this is interesting. We already have a Mono item ruffling some feathers on OSNews today, but here we have the apparent news that Tomboy has become a default part of GNOME on Squeeze, the next release of Debian. Wait, what now? Update: I've updated the article with Fedora's position in all this. Read on! Update II: Josselin Mouette replies.
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Why not?
by theuserbl on Fri 12th Jun 2009 18:39 UTC
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Why not have Mono per default installing on Debian?
Mono is OpenSource and so I don't see any problem.

What warries me a lot more is, that gnuplot is in the Debian main-tree.
And gnuplot is neither GNU nor OpenSource:

Look at

Permission to modify the software is granted, but not the right to distribute the complete modified source code. Modifications are to be distributed as patches to the released version.

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