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Re: deluge and GeoIP database license

Le vendredi 21 novembre 2008 à 00:33 +0100, Cristian Greco a écrit :
> 1) Is this license really suitable for distribution in main now?

Yes, it’s a BSD license with advertising clause. Theoretically you
cannot link GPL software without exception to it; however the library is
merely using it as data and is not strictly depending on the database,
so my guess would be that this is OK.

> 2) If so, what about ktorrent? Should they update their copy of the
> database in order to avoid source repackaging?

If possible, ktorrent and libgeoip should use the same database to avoid

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