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Re: Debian's "Modify & Redistribute" Policy (was: the ncurses "brushfire")

> I agree with you on this.  I personally believe that Debian should relax
> this requirement about non-modifiable & redistributable code not being
> suitable for the primary distribution.  I've never seen how it helps any
> cause other than sticking a finger in the eye of those who might like
> to keep some medium of control over their work.

We can't allow it because it prohibits ports, and it prohibits bug-fixes.

Bruce Perens K6BP   Bruce@Pixar.com   510-215-3502
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