On Thu, 2006-07-06 at 21:47 +0300, George Danchev wrote:
> 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
Thanks. I'm glad Debian respects other than GPL licenses.