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AW: fmodapi license and non-free

Hi Charles,

thank you very much for your quick response!

----- Ursprüngliche Mail ----
> Von: Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org>
> An: Johey Shmit <joheyshmit@yahoo.com>
> CC: debian-legal@lists.debian.org
> Gesendet: Donnerstag, den 13. Januar 2011, 0:21:47 Uhr
> Betreff: Re: fmodapi license and non-free
> Le Wed, Jan 12, 2011 at 09:47:09PM +0000, Johey Shmit a écrit :
> > 
> >  There is a Non-Commercial License which to me sounds like it's ok for
> >  'non-free'. It can be found at http://www.fmod.org/index.php/sales and 
> […]
> >  Can anyone confirm if that's ok for 'non-free'?
> Dear Johey,
> this  license does not allow explicitely redistribution, so I think that you
> would  need a clarification from fmod.

Ok, I'll go and check with them.

> In addition the license does not allow  modification as well, so even if it 
> technically possible to redistribute  the software in the non-free area of our
> archive, the package would be very  difficult to maintain.

Yeah, I know. Unfortunately the game 'zdoom' which I'd love to see in Debian
depends on this library.

If fmod.org don't want to change the license, would it be ok to make a package
that just downloads the binaries and installs them (as for example



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