Re: DFSG vs Pine's legal notices: where exactly is the gotcha?
On Saturday 09 November 2002 10:05, Andrea Borgia wrote:
> I did and I did not, and still do not, understand why, say, RedHat can
> distribute pine in binary form and Debian cannot. Or anyone making prebuilt
> debs available, for that matter.
RedHat read the license and made the choice to distribute it. Debian made the
choice not to. We do ship pine-source which lets whoever wants to build a
version for themself.
Remember, just because other people do it does not make it right or legal. RH
can also afford to be sued.