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Re: Software patents and Debian

Weakish Jiang <weakish@gmail.com> wrote:

> Why we have main/Non-US?

1) We don't. The Packages file is empty these days.
2) In order to avoid exporting cryptography out of the US when it was 
illegal to do so, the code was placed on a server outside the US. It was 
still legal to use this software in the US.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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