Re: Uploaded mirror 2.9-13slink15 (source all) to master
On Sun, 16 Jan 2000, Brian Ristuccia wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 14, 2000 at 11:25:19AM +0100, Santiago Vila wrote:
> > On Thu, 13 Jan 2000 firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > > * Adopt potato postinst which applies patches at installation time to be
> > > in line with somewhat peculiar mirror license.
> > I don't want to be nitpick, but if patches have to be applied at
> > installation time, then it's non-free.
> > Am I missing anything?
> If the software has a patch clause, we require that modified binaries can be
> distributed. But this particular package doesn't have any binaries because
> it's a perl script.
Strange. Do you mean this package has not a .deb?
> While I find licenses with patch clauses odious, they fall within the limits
> of the DFSG.
I think not.
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