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msntp license

Hi all,

the msntp package is marked in debian as being GPL2, while in reality it is licensed according to the confusingly named "General Public Licence for the software known as MSNTP".

Excerpt from the license:
1. You may distribute MSNTP or components of MSNTP, with or without additions
developed by you or by others.  No charge, other than an "at-cost" distribution
fee, may be charged for copies, derivations, or distributions of this material
without the express written consent of the copyright holders.

2. You may also distribute MSNTP along with any other product for sale,
provided that the cost of the bundled package is the same regardless of whether
MSNTP is included or not, and provided that those interested only in MSNTP must
be notified that it is a product freely available from the University of

This is certainly not the GNU GPL and it even seems somewhat non-free to me. Am I overlooking something?


Jakub Drnec

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