Re: UW gave permission for PINE
I'm on it. "Hey, dub dub dub dub...."
Just kidding. UW usually takes a while to respond. They told me that
distribution is ok if I append the letter "L" to the of the file (i.e.
pine-396L_i386.deb. And some legal disclaimer. In the dir where pine
will live in debian.org's site, probably a PINE-README would be needed to
give the 'this is distributed by permission' and the other copyright and
Certified Law Student
& Debian GNU/Linux Monk
McGeorge School of Law
On 3 Mar 1999, John Hasler wrote:
> Remco Blaakmeer writes:
> > He has permission to distribute those .debs, yes. But what about anyone
> > he gives the .debs to? Do they have the same permission?
> No. That's one of the reasons pine is non-free.
> > If not, the .debs cannot be put on any FTP site.
> Obviously, he has to get permission for each site. I suggested in a
> previous post that he ask UW to extend his permission to ftp.debian.org and
> its mirrors.
> The man is a law student, and is negotiating directly with UW. I see no
> reason not to assume that he knows what he is doing.
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