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Re: DFSG vs Pine's legal notices: where exactly is the gotcha?

On 9 Nov 2002, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:

TBB>This has been tried many, many times.  Feel free to give it a shot

>From your reply, I'm inclined to think the chances are slim ;-(

TBB>Of course we are legally allowed to distribute unmodified pine.  But
TBB>Debian doesn't include just anything that we are legally allowed to
TBB>distribute, but only those things that are free software.  In the case
TBB>of Pine, it's not free because it prohibits the distribution of
TBB>modified versions.

Fine, then put an unmodified binary pine in the non-free section: I
understand that it exists for precisely that reason. Why restrict it to
source only?


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