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Re: 185 Packages that look orphaned

On Tue, 27 Jan 2004, Wouter Verhelst wrote:

> Op di 27-01-2004, om 04:08 schreef Goswin von Brederlow:
> > Maybe we could make a list of packages that should be autobuild in
> > contrib/non-free and distribute that to the buildds.
> No, we couldn't. The only requirement for a package to go into non-free
> is "Debian must be allowed to distribute it".
Well this is required.  Since when does this requirement exclude the

> That does not include
> automated compilation (or even compilation, for that matter) or porting
> the thing to a different architecture.
As I said in this thread there are packages where license is just
unclear like:  "This is free software."
Why should this stuff not be allowed to be compiled on different

Goswin was talking about a list of packages which can be compiled
manually on all architectures without licensing problems.  Why should
occure licensing problems if this is done automatically?

Kind regards


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