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Re: ITP: Moscow ML - An implementation of standard ML.



On Tue, Aug 15, 2000 at 12:32:13AM -0300, Nicolás Lichtmaier wrote:
> > Don't do that. Moscow ML was my first package when I joined and I had 
> > to learn that there are license problems. To be precise it is based on 
> > Caml Light which is not GPLed (read: has further restrictions) therefore
> > you can't link GPL-code against it. 
> > 
> > We can't distribute binaries of that :((
> 
>  Have you contacted the authors?

I don't quite remember. I think I contacted inria (they hold the Caml
copyright) about changing that but to no extent. I am not sure if changing
the MoSML license would help - at least it has to go to non-free then. 
I did not want to maintain a non-free package at that time so I gave up on 
it.

cu
    Torsten

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Torsten Landschoff           Bluehorn@IRC               <torsten@debian.org>
           Debian Developer and Quality Assurance Committee Member

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