Re: Is this a free license?
On Thu, Dec 12, 2002 at 04:11:45PM -0800, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Jim Penny <email@example.com> 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"?