Re: Release-critical Bugreport for January 7, 2000
(CC'd to debian-legal since it seems more appropriate for that list - note
that I'm not currently subscribed to -legal):
If I'm reading this snippet correctly, all it's saying is that the images
and other data can't be distributed w/o the GPL'd source code. I'm not
entirely sure on whether or not this fits w/the DFSG... glancing thru the
DFSG I don't see why it's a problem. Or perhaps I'm misinterpreting the
license, the DFSG, or both. Just my $0.02.
On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 10:17:23PM +0100, Richard Braakman wrote:
> On Mon, Jan 10, 2000 at 10:44:21AM +0000, Jules Bean wrote:
> > On Fri, 7 Jan 2000, BugScan reporter wrote:
> > > Package: maelstrom (debian/non-free)
> > > Maintainer: Christoph Baumann <email@example.com>
> > > 53159 old dependency
> > Hmm. Maelstrom was (re-)released as GPL recently. I should file a bug
> > here. It would be nice to have it moved to main for potato.
> No, it's not free:
> The source code to Maelstrom 3.0 and higher has been released under
> the GNU General Public License which can be found in COPYING.GPL.
> The artwork and sounds used by Maelstrom are copyright Ambrosia Software
> (http://www.ambrosiasw.com) and may not be redistributed separately from
> the Maelstrom public GPL release.
> Richard Braakman
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