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Re: [aspell-devel] Problems with aspell-en license

On Wed, Oct 23, 2002 at 11:09:17PM -0700, Brian Nelson wrote:
> Branden Robinson <branden@debian.org> writes:
> > I vote for allowing the package into Debian main as is.
> Er, the package is already in Debian main, though the package
> incorrectly states the license in LGPL.

Under the analysis of some of the folks who've participated in this
thread, it would have to come out, because bits of it would be under
copyright but without explicit DFSG-free license terms.

Under my analysis, it doesn't matter, because you can't copyright that
which is not copyrightable.

G. Branden Robinson                |      We either learn from history or,
Debian GNU/Linux                   |      uh, well, something bad will
branden@debian.org                 |      happen.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |      -- Bob Church

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