Re: Intent to Package: bladeenc 0.81
On Fri, Jul 02, 1999 at 07:59:17AM +0200, Anders Arnholm wrote:
> >>>Ben Collins wrote:
> > > BladeEnc is free software, distributed under the GNU Lesser General Public
> > > License. See the file /usr/doc/copyright/LGPL, BladeEnc's homepage
> > > <http://www.bladeenc.cjb.net> or <http://www.fsf.org/> for more details.
> > Sorry, I mislabeled this as crypto, but even so, it's questionable and
> > places Debian at risk, not just the developer.
> Please explain to me why, an MP3 coder mayh put Debian in greater risk than
> any other of the non-US packets. (Many non-US packets contain an implemetation
> of the RSA algoritm, patented in the US and considerd cryptograpic software.)
They are maintained by non-US developers. Brian lives in the US. It's been
brought to my attention that gimp-non-free is also maintained by a US