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Re: packaging pine

On Mon, Dec 10, 2001 at 04:57:33PM +0100, Michael De Nil wrote:

> why is pine not packed for debian ?

A modified version of pine cannot be distributed. And if pine is not
modified it cannot be Debian policy compatible. Read the license, Luke.

> people on the #debian chat told me that it sucks, but I think it's a great
> mailclient and that the user should find out if he likes it or not.

Well, it *does* suck. However, have you noticed there's pine-src? That
the only legal way of distributing it. RH (and others) do breake the
license when they distribute it.

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