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Possible copyright issues

Hi *,
I'm packaging a new software for the Debian-Med group, and the source shows
this statement:

/*  This code may be used and modified for non-commercial purposes            */
/*  but redistribution in any form requires written permission.               */

This is clearly non-DFSG-free.

I've contacted the upstream author (CCed), and he said [1] that he would have
put it under GPL (which is, indeed, DFSG-free) and that this was stated on the
project's homepage [2]. Is that sufficient? Or should he make a new release
with that header changed accordingly?

Please keep all us CCed.


[1] http://lists.debian.org/debian-med/2008/01/msg00221.html
[2] http://icwww.epfl.ch/~stamatak/AxParafit.html

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