Re: Change in ispell's copyright -> nonfree?
> > It sounds similar to the mandatory "Powered by Zope" button that was
> > kicked around by the Zope guys but ultimately rejected as non-free.
I don't see that either. There no requirement for use, only for
distribution. But is it non-free anyway? I don't know.
> The text says that if I offer ispell for download (or other form
> of distribution) I must place a link to the original website. In
> simpler words, if the Debian maintainer puts ispell on
> http://people.debian.org/~jrh/ispell, he must place a link to the
> original website because he is making it available as a single entity.
> On the other hand, the Debian website must not.
I disagree. http://packages.debian.org/unstable/text/ispell.html clearly
makes it available separately from the distribution.
But I think including the URL in the package description would satisfy