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Re: Are debian/ubuntu distributions "commercial applications" from a legal point of view?

* Laszlo Lebrun:

> What about free (as a beer), freely distributable by anyone, but 
> copyrighted components, which might be used without any restriction 
> "excepted when adding value to commercial applications"?
> Can the copyright holder sue (with good chances of success) a debian 
> distribution using it?

It shouldn't be part of the Debian distribution in the first place
(that is, not in main) because this is a restriction on use,
incompatible with the DFSG.

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