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Re: Bug#227159: ocaml: license conflict in Emacs Lisp support?

On Tue, Jan 13, 2004 at 10:21:31AM -0500, Jeremy Hankins wrote:
> Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> writes:
> > Yeah, but as i see it, there is no need for such a licence change, and
> > the upstream author being an intelligent person, will probably
> > immediately see it, and respond to me : but there is no need for such
> > a change. And then, were do i stand ? I was expecting help from
> > debian-legal to know what to respond to him, but look at what i get.
> I understand that you asked for help providing a reason for a license
> change.  But d-l isn't the best place to go for that help in this case;
> the FSF is.  They have people who answer questions about GPL
> compatibility, and I'm sure they can explain their reasoning much more
> authoritatively than we can.  They're the experts on GPL compatibility,
> not us.  If you send mail to licensing@gnu.org and politely explain the
> situation I'm sure they'd be willing to help you.

Yeah, sure. but the ftp-master mostly act on debian-legal's advice, so
this is the natural place for this, especially when i get a bug report
like this one.

Anyway, i am in discussion with upstream about this now.


Sven Luther

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