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Re: cdrtools

On Thursday 06 July 2006 21:26, Erast Benson wrote:
> On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 19:56 +0200, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> > > > Will the package be orphande next time?
> > >
> > > No, depending on the outcome of the licensing issues, either the
> > > current maintainers still continue to maintain the package, or it has
> > > to be removed from Debian completely.
> >
> > IMHO we have to have a GPL'd package.
> Hopefully, this will never be a requirement. Many people just hate GPL
> and gives their preferences to an existing OSI-approved alternatives.

The requirement for main is to have a DFSG-compliant package (the license 
either could be GPL, 3-clause BSD, Apache, MIT, Artistic, ...). That is DFSG 
compliance what counts here, not just OSI approval. Please read that very 
carefully: http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2006/07/msg00027.html

FWIW, statements like 'who hates what' are far from being serious. Counter 
examples exists (search for 'star+openbsd' acceptance), but noone is 
interested in yet another license war </over>

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