Re: Debian i386 freeze
> On Fri, 17 Jul 1998, Brian White wrote:
> > > The problem comes when we (Debian) take that source, produce a binary using
> > > the Qt libraries, and then declare in the copyright file that the executable
> > > is covered by the GPL. Anyone receiving that binary package, gets with it a
> > > legal declaration from us (in the form of the GPL) that we will provide them
> > > with full source for the program, along with the right to modify and
> > > redistribute that source (a right that is not ours to give).
> > So this applies not only to kdebase but also every other kde app, right?
> And every app in contrib which states GPL as licence, but depends on some
> non-free library.
That depends upon why it is non-free.
For example, If it's because it's got a ``not for profit'' clause, but is
freely modifiable and distributable otherwise, then it's OK.
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