Re: Free Pine? Fsck Pine!
On Fri, Sep 01, 2000 at 03:39:05PM +0200, Sven Guckes wrote:
> I don't see why Debian (or GNU, or "Linux") bothers with the IMAPD of
> UofW so much at all. Aren't there quite some replacements by now?
 The copyright appears to meet our standards (DFSG).
 The only alternative imap daemon doesn't support mail stored in
mbox format. [Which makes a certain amount of sense, considering the
reliability issues associated with mbox, but still...]
We might indeed drop all UW software -- either because we decide that
we want better relations with their developers (though that seems a bit
self-contradictory), or because we decide it's too much of a headache.
But that's a decision for the individual package maintainers.
Also, note that I'm waiting for some clarification from UW on this