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Re: RFS: spim

Le Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 06:42:31PM +1100, Ben Finney a écrit :
> Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> writes:
> >
> > http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/non-free/s/spim/current/copyright
> >
> Not only that, it isn't an explicit statement from the copyright holder
> at all; it's someone else reporting in their own words:
>     Note: James Larus has clarified his license in regards to how it
>     relates to packaging and redistribution. He welcomes the packaging
>     and redistribution via other media, as long as his copyright is
>     retained and source code is distributed.
> That's far from what we normally require: explicit written license in
> the copyright holder's own words.

I do not know who ‘we’ are in this story, but the fact that the above URL stems
from packages.debian.org demonstrates that the statement was enough for the
package to be accepted in the Debian archive.

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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