Reply from UW regarding imap license
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I got a reply today from UW to some questions I'd asked.
I asked Lori of UW about the new license they're working on. This was the
> Our office of technology transfer is working on the new license. I don't
> know the specifics of how it will read. Stay tuned.
I also asked if distribution in the form of patches was allowed. She
> Patches are fine.
> Like I said, patches are fine. And what we mean by patches are diff files
> that are applied to source files in our distribution. They are usually
> meant to accomplish bug fixes, minor enhancements, or adaptation to new
> operating systems.
So it would seem if the new license is too long in coming/doesn't meet our
specs, an imap-src package (a la qmail-src) would be ok for
non-free. Binary .debs would seem to be out altogether.
Jaldhar H. Vyas <firstname.lastname@example.org>