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Re: Installed john 1.6-1 (source i386)

On 00-05-02 Juan Cespedes wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 13, 2000 at 06:57:03PM -0000, Christian Kurz wrote:
> > Installed:
> > john_1.6-1.dsc
> >   to dists/woody/main/source/admin/john_1.6-1.dsc
> > john_1.6-1_i386.deb
> >   to dists/woody/main/binary-i386/admin/john_1.6-1.deb
> > john_1.6.orig.tar.gz
> >   to dists/woody/main/source/admin/john_1.6.orig.tar.gz
> > john_1.6-1.diff.gz
> >   to dists/woody/main/source/admin/john_1.6-1.diff.gz

> I see you have installed `john' in main, and the copyright file says
> it is GPL'ed; however, there isn't any notice about the license terms
> in the original source.

> Have you talked to the author in order to clarify the license terms?

Yes, I had a nice mail exchange with solar designer, the upstream author
about this, and he clarified to me, that john is released under GPL, and
he will hopefully include such a statemnet in the next release of john.

> If so, congratulations! (but I think you should state it in the
> copyright file).


> Anyway, thanks for your job!  I have been using `john' since 1998 and
> I have a couple of patches I could send to you.

Great, I'm waiting for them and will maybe send some of them to solar
designer, so that they get included in the upstream.

          Debian Developer and Quality Assurance Team Member
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