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Re: UW gave permission for PINE

Are you against the existence of the non-free directory?

Certified Law Student
& Debian GNU/Linux Monk
McGeorge School of Law

On Tue, 2 Mar 1999, Santiago Vila wrote:

> On Mon, 1 Mar 1999, Paul Nathan Puri wrote:
> > UW gave me permission to distribute my amateur pine.debs at
> > http://ompages.com/debian/pkgs/pine/pine.html.
> > 
> > I'm curious about the nature of the legal controversy over this app.
> Debian is dedicated to free software and it is not in the business of
> asking permission to distribute non-free apps.
> Please, do not ask them for this permission *in the name of Debian*.
> If you want to do something for Debian with respect to pine, please ask
> them to change the license instead.
> Thanks.
> -- 
>  "08535c6c177f03bbcaa99277faeb2a45" (a truly random sig)

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