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Re: Bug#687693: ca-certificates: Cacert License is missing

Le Sat, Sep 15, 2012 at 12:35:09PM -0500, Raphael Geissert a écrit :
> Hi everyone,
> mejiko: thanks for pointing it out, I'm forwarding your report to our 
> debian-legal mailing list to seek their opinion.
> On Saturday 15 September 2012 03:15:10 mejiko wrote:
> [...]
> > ca-certificates packeages included Cacert Root certificates.
> > This certificates licensed under Cacert Root Distribution License (RDL).
> [...]
> > http://www.cacert.org/policy/RootDistributionLicense.php
> > https://lists.cacert.org/wws/arc/cacert-policy/2012-02/msg00031.html
> > https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Licensing/CACert_Root_Distribution_License
> TL;RD; RDL looks non-free, Philipp Dunkel from CAcert says Debian is fine (to 
> distribute) because of the disclaimer re the certificates included in ca-
> certificates, Fedora says it is non-free.
> What do the others think about it?
> To me, it doesn't just seem to be a (re-)distribution issue. Rather, the 
> need for an additional agreement with CAcert. 

Hello Raphael,

could it be a very strangely phrased disclaimer of warranty ?  That
"A lets B rely on A", is similar to "A warrants to B".

Have a nice day,

Charles Plessy
Tsurumi, Kanagawa, Japan

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