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Re: Bug#275816: ITP: libfile-type-perl -- determine file type using magic

* NOKUBI Takatsugu:

> At Mon, 11 Oct 2004 12:47:25 +0200,
> Hilko Bengen wrote:
>> Does its feature differ from File::MMagic (libfile-mmagic-perl)?
> It seems under different license. File::MMagic is The Apache License

The code is under a BSD-style license with a documentation requirement
which could well be incompatible with the GPL.

> because it contains mime.magic database based on mod_mime_magic.

In theory, we could get rid of that database (or put it into a
separate file), so that the file is not encumbered by the Apache
license.  But given that we can't reach GPL compatibility this way,
it's probably not worth the effort.

Good catch, anyway.

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