Re: ITP plex86, if it complies to DFSG
On Sat, Dec 02, 2000 at 10:35:56AM +0100, Santiago Garcia Mantinan wrote:
> Plex86 is an Open Source x86 PC virtualization program which let's you
> concurrently run multiple x86 operating systems and corresponding
> software on your x86 machine. It is distributed under the GNU LGPL
> The VGA BIOS from Elpin Systems, Inc. (http://www.elpin.com/)
> is now permanently licensed for use with plex86, courtesy
> of MandrakeSoft, creators of the leading "Linux-Mandrake"
> distribution (http://www.linux-mandrake.com/). You may
> freely use/distribute it with plex86, as long as it is used
> in plex86 for the intended use as a VGA BIOS.
You can freely distribute it, so it's okay for non-free. You can't
use it for any purpose though, and it doesn't look like you can modify
it either, so it's not so okay for main, though. :( plex86 may need
to go in contrib if it has to depend on this vga bios.
Anthony Towns <email@example.com> <http://azure.humbug.org.au/~aj/>
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