Re: Jimi (Java lib) as a Debian package, is it legal?
Jacob Emcken <email@example.com>:
> But before it can be packaged it has to be legal :)
> I have tried to read the license but im not sure if it is legal to
> package. Well it won't fit into main... but perhapes contrib or non-free?
I'm not a Debian developer, but it looks to me that to distribute this
software at all Debian would have to:
- indemnify Sun
- not distribute any competing software
I would guess that either of those on its own would prevent this
software from becoming a Debian package, even in non-free.
> (ii) do not distribute additional software intended to replace any
> component(s) of the Software;
> 3.Indemnity to Sun. As a condition precedent to each license grant
> in this Agreement, you agree to indemnify, hold harmless, and defend
> Sun and its licensors from and against any and all claims, lawsuits,
> liabilities, demands and expenses ...