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Bug#821150: cmucl: non-DFSG license

On Tuesday, 19 April 2016 8:49:13 AM AEST Peter Van Eynde wrote:
> think you object to:
> >  Any person obtaining a copy of this software is requested to send their
> >  
> >  name and post office or electronic mail address to:
> >    CommonLoops Coordinator
> >    Xerox PARC
> >    3333 Coyote Hill Rd.
> >    Palo Alto, CA 94304
> >  
> >  (or send Arpanet mail to CommonLoops-Coordinator.pa at Xerox.arpa)
> >  .
> >  Suggestions, comments and requests for improvements are also welcome.
> As the last release of PCL was in September 1992 and PARC stopped doing
> common lisp, I think that no-one is listening for any emails anymore and
> that we can simply remove this request.

But this requirement is not optional. License do not allow us to speculate 
whether they are checking their post box or email and choose whether to 
comply with this requirement...

> Would you agree to this?

I'm not a copyright holder so I believe it is not up to me to decide on the 
matter. Could you clarify with upstream please?

All the best,
 Dmitry Smirnov.


Writing non-free software is not an ethically legitimate activity, so if
people who do this run into trouble, that's good! All businesses based
on non-free software ought to fail, and the sooner the better.
        -- Richard Stallman
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