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Re: deluge and GeoIP database license

Cristian Greco schrieb:
> Hi all,
> I'm working for a new upload of deluge[0] (bittorrent client).
> The source tarball includes a GeoLite Country (binary) database by
> MaxMind, which should be distributed using the license[1] below.

Please do not ship any copys of the database, such things are serious.

> I've found that ktorrent (CCing to pkg-kde-extras, please CC your
> replies because I'm not subscribed) uses the same DB by MaxMind, but
> that license has been considered non DFSG-free two years ago by the
> list[2].

Yeah it was considered non-free. I adopted the package and fixed the
issues together with the upstream authors. It is fixed since I am
repackaging it with a "dfsg" tarball.

Mit freundlichem Gruß / With kind regards,
Patrick Matthäi

E-Mail: patrick.matthaei@web.de

Always if we think we are right,
we were maybe wrong.

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