Re: revisited ITP: webmin
On Tue, 21 Dec 1999, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
: On Thursday 9 December 1999, at 16 h 41, the keyboard of Gergely Madarasz
: <email@example.com> wrote:
: > I've posted an ITP webmin (www.webmin.com) couple of months ago, it was
: > not dfsg-compliant then. Now Caldera acquired it, it is under a BSD
: > license, so we can put it in main.
: No. See <http://www.webmin.com/webmin/intro.html>:
: Following the acquisition of Webmin by Caldera, all past and future versions of Webmin on Linux are available under the
: BSD licence. This means that on the Linux platform, Webmin may be freely distributed and modified for commercial and
: non-commercial use.
: On non-Linux platforms, Webmin is also freely distributable for non-commercial use. However, if you want to include it in
: a non-Linux based commercial product, contact me about licencing.
: It violates DFSG #8 "License Must Not Be Specific to Debian".
Debian != Linux ... the license is specific to Linux, not Debian!
The license still sucks, and I think it doesn't work for Debian cos
Debian can (and does) have non-Linux distros ...
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