Re: Adpcm code--is this licence free?
David Starner <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Yes. I have no objection to letting the code in, but I do take exception
> to this line of reasoning. Whether or not HP does it makes no difference
> to us. Even it currently being in Debian is no proof of it being
> acceptable; every so often we come across a license that has been in
> Debian for years, but that isn't DFSG.
Perhaps the code already being in Debian should count as a weak
argument in favour of it being acceptable for a simple engineering
reason that has to do with hysteresis, Schmitt triggers and thrashing.
But you're right that it isn't a proof.