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Re: Winetricks may be inciting copyright infringement

Ricardo Mones <mones@debian.org> writes:

> On Tue, Aug 12, 2014 at 02:07:17PM +0200, Hendrik Weimer 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.
> AFAIK, that's always the case, even if they were in main.

Packages in main are expected to conform to the DFSG, which require
that there are no limitations on the use of the software.


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