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Re: RFS: spim

[sending again, this time with Mackenzie's requested Cc]

Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> writes:

> Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> writes:
> > IMO, the statement isn't particularly clear and I would not want
> > Debian to rely on it.
> Not only that, it isn't an explicit statement from the copyright
> holder at all; it's someone else reporting in their own words

> Better to re-write the license terms in a single document. Best, of
> course, to simply choose an existing, widely-understood free software
> license, and explicitly grant all of the work's recipients the license
> under those terms.

Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi@gmail.com> writes:

> I asked him before to release it under a Free license. He does not
> wish to do so.

Okay. The Debian project still needs the copyright holder's explicit
license to redistribute, otherwise the work can't even be in ‘non-free’.

 \     “To punish me for my contempt of authority, Fate has made me an |
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Ben Finney

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