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Re: Bug#147303: ITP: winex -- A DESCRIPTION

On Thu, May 23, 2002 at 08:47:34PM -0400, Joe Drew wrote:
> Nobody is obligated to obey anything but the actual license. However,
> just XFree86 have generally asked us not to distribute prereleases of X
> (IIRC). The license says nothing about not distributing prereleases but
> we still generally don't. I argue that this is a similar situation, but
> for different reasons.
> (Substitute any package with a Free license who has asked us not to
> distribute it for one reason or another for X in the above if that's not
> accurate.)

Please do make this substitution.  The policy you describe antedates
public access to XFree86's CVS repository.

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