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Re: Quake is GPL



On Sat, Dec 25, 1999 at 10:00:41AM +0100, Christian Kurz wrote:
> No, I think setting up a dedicated server as Raul suggested would be
> a good solution. Or we provide the user with an installer-script like we
> do with qmail. I think those are both possibel and also legal
> solutions.

I will not cripple my packages with installer scripts and the like.


> Hm, I don't think that the FTP-Maintainer should really take care about
> this, because they are also not lawyers and I'm not interested to ask my
> lawyer for every program on the server, if it's legal or not. If I set
> up an mirror, I want to mirror the whole stuff and let the
> author/maintainer of those stuff make sure, that everything is legal. So
> I think the suggestion of Raul is a good solution for both sides.

I'm also not going to willingly remove my packages from the Debian archive
because your country has stupid laws.  Quake is already in non-free.  As
is doom.  Both have been there quite awhile.  This has been pointed out
already.

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