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Re: [WASTE-dev-public] Do not package WASTE! UNAUTHORIZED SOFTWARE [Was: Re: Questions about waste licence and code.]

On Wed, 18 May 2005, Charles Iliya Krempeaux wrote:
> >From what I understand of the history of WASTE. At one time, NullSoft did
> infact release WASTE under the GPL. However, AOL (NullSoft's parent company)
> didn't like this, and that message on NullSoft's website is because of that.
> (And thus, it was origianlly authorized by NullSoft, but not authorized by
> AOL.)
> Now, from what I understand, once you release something under the GPL, you
> cannot un-release it. And if that is the case, then this software is "OK".

It's a little more complex than that, but essentially, if Debian
doesn't want to include it, it doesn't have to.  Let them do the
same as MPlayer--I'm never going to use Debian, so why should I

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Why are there so many CCs?

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