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Re: Debian 3.1r0 CD/DVD image problem

On Tue, 7 Jun 2005, Josh Lauricha wrote:

> On Tue 06/07/05 18:17, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > Dropping a source package might get you into legal trouble (some of the
> > licenses for software in Debian require you distribute the source, so
> > you would need to be /very/ careful not to drop something which is under
> > the GPL).
> Since they're distributing DVDs, attaching a "written offer, valid for
> at least three years, to give any third party, for a charge no more
> than your cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete
> machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code, ..." would work.

As Steve has stated that the source on DVD 3 is only for IA64 then the 
sourcecode on that DVD is NOT the source code for the binary applications 
supplied on the i386 DVD which the source dvd is supplied with. Therefore 
surely there is no need for succh an offer as all the source for i386 is 

Debian really needs to learn that if it is ever to achieve a real 
distribution status then it needs to work with CD Vendors and not against 


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