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Re: Withdrawal of ITP

On Tue, Apr 11, 2000 at 01:14:07AM +1000, Craig Small wrote:
> Err? How can something be GPL if part of it is licensed in some evil way
> that sounds incompatible to GPL?

Well, good question. I suppose the license technically means I can
demand the source to the validation module. I don't like the chances
of getting it without a court case though.

> Sheesh, amateurs, software, licenses....
> One day we'll all get it together, why oh why does it take so long for
> the clue to sink in with these authors.

Good question.

In the case of the validation code, they're in the sticky situation
where they want to hide the algorithm, but don't want to force validation
to be done centrally. I think central validation is the correct answer
myself, but there are some nice things about the current situation.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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