[Freegis-list] Free Gis CDROM
sajithvk at hotpop.com
Fri Jan 9 11:51:48 CET 2004
> I haven't tested all of those in detail,
> but the problems I mentioned will exist with some of them:
> - contains some non-free software
If we use morphix the only non-free software is an nvdia driver.
We can remove this from the CD we distribute. Also morphix team
plans to remove them, so thatmorphix will be 100% free
> - companies cannot base derived CD on them,
> because it is not easy to get nice source CDs.
We need to address this. As knoppix and morphix are based on debian
creating a source CD will be very easy
> - harddisk installation might be a pain if derived from knoppix
Morphix solves this issue.
> - only of limited use to beginners because data,
> procedures and documentation is not tightly integrated.
We need to address this.
> I guess some of those efforts should be merged
> and the Free Software community should separate the task
> to create a "Freie Software Knoppix" on top of Knoppix
> from creating special topic CD based on this.
I dont know what are the non-free softwares present in knoppix.
But morphix team says, nvidia driver is the only non-free software
present in it. So makking a "Freie Software Morphix" will be
Sajith VK <sajithvk at hotpop.com>
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