Re: pine in other distributions
Kikutani Makoto wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 04, 1998 at 05:52:47PM +0200,
> Martin Schulze <joey@finlandia.Infodrom.North.DE> wrote:
> > > Does anybody know if other distributions (RedHat, slack...)
> > > have Pine package ?
> > They have.
> > > If they have it, I assume their license policy is not hard as Debian.
> > Indeed. Debian is know for its maximum "pickyness" wrt copyrights
> > and licenses.
> > There is a pine-src package which will build a local pine.deb.
> I see.
> According to the past pine discussions, it seemed that Pine must be
> distributed with its source. Is this correct ?
I haven't looked at the copyright yet since pine is out of interest
for me. From what I saw on the lists the copyrights fails at permitting
us to distribute (modified) binaries. Generally speaking all .deb
files contain *modified* binaries. That's why there is only a source
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