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Re: Look at the copyright before changing upstream sources

Adrian Bunk <bunk@fs.tum.de> wrote:

> Look at the copyright before you change the upstream sources of a package
> - if you are the maintainer and even more if you are doing a NMU:

> 1. Non-free packages
> Non-free packages have many different licenses. Many of them don't allow
> you to change the upstream sources.

The ftp masters should've done that when the package was first uploaded.
If no modifications are allowed, then the package shouldn't be allowed in.
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