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Re: pine in other distributions?

On 29 Sep 1999, Peter Makholm wrote:

> David Weinehall <tao@acc.umu.se> writes:
> Reply-to set to -legal
> > Furthermore, there is NO clause explicitly forbidding distribution of
> > modified versions; the only clause that mentions patches binaries is the
> > one concerning Local modification.
> If it not explicit allowed it is disallowed. Thats how copyrightlaws i
> most of the world works (US inclusive).

'k. I won't argue with you; I'm not too versed in legal practice.
> Local modification is not local if they are distributed.

> > I suggest one of the guys on Debian-legal makes contact with UW and asks
> > for their consent to distribute a Pine vx.yDebian binary. I do believe
> > them to be pretty reasonable.
> Yes but then it must go into non-free: License must not be specific to
> Debian.

Sure, but that was what I said in my first post, anyway.

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