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Re: [dev] Re: LZW patented file left in .orig.tar source package?



On Sat, Oct 26, 2002 at 06:34:14PM +0100, Sander Vesik wrote:
> Speaking as the "upstream" - it would also be definately much better if
> everyone used just the same one tarball and there wasn't a "normal source
> tarball" and "source tarball sans 'K' files".

Speaking as a free software developer and a member of the Debian Projct,
it would definitely be much better if you could guarantee that people
distributing your source tarball wouldn't be sued for patent
infringement by Unisys for doing so.

-- 
G. Branden Robinson                |     Suffer before God and ye shall be
Debian GNU/Linux                   |     redeemed.  God loves us, so He
branden@debian.org                 |     makes us suffer Christianity.
http://people.debian.org/~branden/ |     -- Aaron Dunsmore

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