Re: License review request: LinuxMagic FSCL
"Ryan Finnie" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 2. The software is designed to replace certain components of qmail,
> which is wholly non-free.
Can it perform its function in the absence of qmail? Perhaps in the
presence of another MTA which is free?
> Even if the license is clean, does this make the software part of
> the non-free archive as well?
The 'contrib' archive exists for free software that depends on
> I guess theoretically you could write Free software that would
> interface with magic-smtpd...
If that is ever the case, the package would at that point no longer be
prohibited from 'main' for this.
Another possibility is to modify the program so that it performs a
useful function with any MTA, at which point qmail is merely one of
the possible dependencies.
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