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Re: Is the Sun RPC License DFSG-free?

Scripsit Don Armstrong <don@donarmstrong.com>

> > 		Copyright (C) 1984, Sun Microsystems, Inc.

> >           Users may copy or modify Sun RPC without charge, but are
> >	    not authorized to license or distribute it to anyone else
> >	    except as part of a product or program developed by the
> >	    user.

> I'm personally concerned about this particular phrase, as it seems to
> preclude Debian from distributing software with Sun RPC in it unless
> Debian itself is developing the product or program using Sun RPC.

Does it even allow Debian's mirror operators to redistribute Debian if
Sun RPC is included? Assume the mirror operator never develop any
programs himself.

Henning Makholm                              "En tapper tinsoldat. En dame i
                                         spagat. Du er en lykkelig mand ..."

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