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Re: why is graphviz package non-free?

> i have read that graphviz is licensed under the Common Public License
> Version 1.0 [1]. The FSF consider this license as free and also in the
> debian-legal mailing-list archive i couldn't find a statement that debian
> have a different view.

> [1] http://www.graphviz.org/License.php

This is the Common Public License, version 1.0, with the revision
right solely tied to IBM.  This is a bit surprising, but doesn't have
any impact on the DFSG-freeness of the this license.

> So why this package is in non-free?

Historical reasons.  The package can probably be moved to main.

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