Re: Can we pull KDE?
On Sun, 6 Sep 1998, Raul Miller wrote:
> Supposedly, we have a policy of only distributing code for which we
> have a license. With one notable exception (KDE) we've consistently
> said: either the author needs to fix the license, or we don't distribute
> the package.
It was my understanding that we had discussed this and decided that
without proper license we would pull it.
> I think we should just pull the kde packages out of debian. When new
> packages are available with proper copyrights, we can distribute those.
I agree. This has gone much farther than simply being "non-free" software.
The authors are claiming copyrights to code that is copyright by someone
else. This is far worse than no copyright at all, and we don't use code
with no copyright. We shouldn't be distributing this code either.
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