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Re: Bug#262951: ITP: winex-installer -- This package will download and build TransGaming winex.

Peter Eisentraut <peter_e@gmx.net> wrote:

> Why shouldn't Debian users have convenient access to winex?  Some Debian 
> users probably contributed to the software that winex was originally 
> based on, so it's only their right, as part of the whole free software 
> deal, that they can access derived works as they see fit.

Currently the source is available in a way that is useful to some
people. If Debian attempts to distribute it, any future Transgaming
source will not be available to anyone. I'm not sure why the second of
these situations is obviously better than the first.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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