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Re: Bug#686580: netdiag: Strobe license is incorrectly stated as GPL

Control: severity -1 serious

On Thu, 18 Oct 2012 19:23:24 -0400 Paul Tagliamonte wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 12:07:38AM +0200, Francesco Poli wrote:
> > On Thu, 18 Oct 2012 17:12:40 -0400 Paul Tagliamonte wrote:
> > > This looks very much non-free and should be moved to non-free
> > > immediately, or removed from the archive.
> > 
> > I agree.
> > 
> > In the meanwhile, I recommend getting in touch with the copyright
> > holder and trying to persuade him to re-license Strobe under DFSG-free
> Mr. Assange is the copyright holder (among a few others), but I get the
> impression he's a bit busy at the moment...

This is possibly true (I read and watch the news too!), but it could be
worth trying anyway...

BTW, I see that Michael Meskes has already uploaded a version of
netdiag which does not include Strobe.
Thanks to him for fixing the bug for the time being!


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