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Re: Is the RAR archiver freely distributable?

Am Dienstag, den 08.11.2016, 21:18 +0300 schrieb Dmitry Alexandrov:
> > | 3d. Hacks/cracks, keys or key generators may not be included,
> > | pointed to or referred to by the distributor of the trial version
> >
> > We (Debian) cannot possibly agree to such a condition.  It may well
> be
> > violated in Debian (even in main) already.
> I believe, that clause only implies ‘cracks’ or key generators for
> RAR.

Well, it might be the intention, but it is not the way it is written.
Literally read it is not limiting to rar and because it also does not
define the terms it uses:
We have ssh-keygen ... a key generator.
We have hacks or at least hacked-together stuff (dont look at my
packages :)) And jack-the-ripper might count as cracking tool....



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