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Re: Winetricks may be inciting copyright infringement

On Aug 12, 2014, at 2:07 PM, Hendrik Weimer <hendrik@enyo.de> wrote:

> Mateusz Jończyk <mat.jonczyk@o2.pl> writes:
>> Unfortunately, many libraries that it distributes are illegal to install on
>> Linux or it is legal to install them under limited circumstances (such as
>> having a Windows license).
> So what? winetricks is not part of main, so it is the responsibility of
> the user to ensure compliance with the license.

Winetricks is part of contrib, and the debian website states "Every package in contrib must comply with the DFSG." [1].

If winetricks turns out to be DFSG incompatible (the requirement of having a MS Windows license suggests that is the case), maybe it should be moved to non-free?

[1] https://www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-archive.html#s-contrib

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