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

On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 11:46:35AM +0100, Andrea Borgia wrote:
> SV>Perhaps Debian just cares more than others about what is allowed by
> SV>licenses and what is not. This has happened several times in the
> SV>past and should not be a surprise.

> I have to take your word for it, because my talks with local Debian
> developers and users centered more on the pine-is-crap-use-mutt kind of
> logic than on proper legal opinion and examples of similar decisions. I
> prefer Pine, so their answer is beside the point and, also, this kind of
> reasoning doesn't translate to Debian caring more than others, not by a long
> shot.

The crappiness of pine is a direct product of our inability to fix it.
So it's related to the legal opinion, it just doesn't show. :)

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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