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Re: upx under GPL

#include <hallo.h>
Sam TH wrote on Sun Mar 11, 2001 um 05:43:58AM:

> > > |This package isn't under just the GPL as the copyright file says, but
> > > |the GPL plus some very important exceptions.
> > > |
> > > |-- 
> > > |James
> > >
> > > I wish a statement from James why the extra permissions make the package
> > > unsuitable for Debian main.
> > 
> > The way I read it, the rejection was just because the copyright
> > file did not contain the full license.

The copyright file contained the full license, as attached to my first
mail. Okay, I didn't append the full GPL to the file, but this should be

> I think the statement was unclear, but that would be a serious, if
> easily fixable, problem.  

I guess, he just didn't not read the complete license, but only first part
of it and thought: GPL - okay, ... aha, some additions - too complicated,
let's simply reject this package. But the license don't restrict GPL in
any way, the additions don't affect the usage under the GPL at all.

Anyways, yesterday, I uploaded an updated version to incoming under the
same license. Trying again...

Eduard Bloch <blade@debian.org>; HP: http://eduard.bloch.com/edecosi
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