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

On Mon, Aug 02, 2004 at 10:13:32PM +0200, Andreas Mueller <amu@tr.debian.net> was heard to say:
> Am 02.08.2004 um 19:08 schrieb Matthew Garrett:
> >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.
> interesting,  whom you got this information? Smells like blackmail :)

  Search the archives for the last time this came up...

  For instance, http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2002/05/msg02463.html


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