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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

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