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Bug#354898: [Portaudio] Re: portaudio in Debian, license updates?

Package: audacity 
Severity: serious


I'm filing a bugreport against audacity in case we forget at all.
It kind of sneaked in; without a resolution this package should be removed from Debian.


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> On Mon, 20 Feb 2006, Ross Bencina wrote:
> > [someone said]
> > >Or, if the "request" clause is not removed from the license, I would
> > >like to see it clarified as follows:
> > >
> > > Any person wishing to distribute modifications to the Software is
> > > requested BUT NOT REQUIRED to send the modifications to the original
> > > developer so that they can be incorporated into the canonical version.
> > 
> > If we changed it to this would debian-legal be happy?
> That would be fine; it's not absolutely essential so long as it's
> clear that it's a non-binding request, and that you interpret it as a
> non-binding request. [That said, if you're going to touch the license
> at all, it would be a nice thing to clarify, or move out of the
> license text itself.]
> Don Armstrong
> -- 
> Q: What Can a Thoughtful Man Hope for Mankind on Earth, Given the
> Experience of the Past Million Years?
> A: Nothing.
>  -- Bokonon _The Fourteenth Book of Bokonon_ (Vonnegut _Cats Cradle_)
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