ghostscript packages maintainer

Corinna Vinschen
Tue Sep 20 11:09:00 GMT 2005

On Sep 19 20:41, James R. Phillips wrote:
> --- Rajesh Balakrishnan wrote:
> > Hi James,
> > 
> > I am the current maintainer of the ghostscript packages.
> > You are welcome to take over the ghostscript package.
> > 
> > The current version is in sync with GNU gs-8.15.
> > I shall update you with the requests/issues that I've
> > received/handled regarding gs.  I haven't had the time
> > to look at Yaakov's "evince" query yet.
> > 
> > Thank you for volunteering to take over ghostscript
> > maintainership.
> > 
> > Regards,
> > rb
> Hm, well I guess I asked for it, didn't I?
> Anyway, gnu ghostscript, by design, lags AFPL ghostscript, and is updated less
> often (although it is very stable).  Has anyone looked at AFPL, to see whether
> the license is acceptable for Cygwin?  I think the main issue is limitations on
> commercial distribution.  If AFPL were acceptable, cygwin ghostscript could be
> jumped up to a more recent release.  Debian would regard AFPL as non-free, I'm
> certain, but I don't know if that is dispositive for cygwin.

Can you give us a direct pointer to the license?


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