Re: Bug#181493: SUN RPC code is DFSG-free
On Sunday, Sep 7, 2003, at 06:09 US/Eastern, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
On Sat, Sep 06, 2003 at 11:45:23PM +0100, Andrew Suffield wrote:
On Sun, Sep 07, 2003 at 12:19:32AM +0200, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
If you're not willing to do that, then I suggest you shut the fuck
We can't ship without RPC in glibc
Equally, we shouldn't ship with known issues this severe.
We are already doing that. Continuing to do so will not intensify that
Yeah, because there is *no* difference whatsoever between:
"We're sorry, upstream did not make clear to us the full
licensing terms of their software. Now that we have
found out, we've fixed it as quickly as possible."
"Yeah, upstream didn't tell us before, so we shipped it then
and since we did before, we're just going to ignore our
principles and ship it for another two years. Hope you don't
mind! If you do, either write a free replacement or 'shut the
Oh, and there is a legal difference between unknowingly infringing on a
copyright and knowingly infringing on one.