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Re: Is this a free license?

On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 04:11:45PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Jim Penny <jpenny@debian.org> writes:
> In the case of qmail, there *is* a rule that prohibits just this, and
> so it would be a subterfuge to use an installer to achieve something
> that cannot be achieved directly: a binary that uses qmail source, but
> also isn't vanilla qmail.

qmail prohibits distribution of modified binaries.

So qmail-src, provided by (not part of) Debian, distributes qmail source,
and a collection of patches, and a utility to apply the patches and 
automate compilation.  How is the status quo not "a subterfuge ... to 
achieve something that cannot be achieved directly"?

> Thomas

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