Re: Free Pine?
Then it must also be true that one cannot copy and then distribute, or
distribute and then copy. Have you attempted to challenge them on this
point? Do they have English professors at UWash, or just semioticians?
I never thought of this argument. It could be a good point to raise
in a lawsuit; it might help win the suit.
But the immediate issue is that distributing a modified version of the
Debian package *could* get someone into a lawsuit; the copyright
holders are denying that they gave permission for that.