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Copyright question

I'm not sure if this copyright statement conforms to Debian's definition
of free software. Any ideas?

>   Credits and license terms
>    gd 1.2 is copyright 1994, 1995, Quest Protein Database Center, Cold
>    Spring Harbor Labs. Permission granted to copy and distribute this
>    work provided that this notice remains intact. Credit for the library
>    must be given to the Quest Protein Database Center, Cold Spring Harbor
>    Labs, in all derived works. This does not affect your ownership of the
>    derived work itself, and the intent is to assure proper credit for
>    Quest, not to interfere with your use of gd. If you have questions,
>    ask. ("Derived works" includes all programs that utilize the library.
>    Credit must be given in user-visible documentation.)
>    If you wish to release modifications to gd, please clear them first by
>    sending email to boutell@boutell.com; if this is not done, any
     ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^                       ^^^
>    modified version of the gd library must be clearly labeled as such.

So - is it free software or not?
It'd be distributed as a library, not as part of another package if it


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