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

Andrea Borgia <borgia@students.cs.unibo.it> writes:

> On 9 Nov 2002, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> TBB>Pine prohibits the distribution of modified versions.
> Fine, then ship an unmodified version. Just run configure with the
> appropriate values, pack the resulting binary and we should all be set.
> My understanding of the license is that that would be perfectly fine.

It would be legal.  But Debian only distributes free software, and
it's not free.

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