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Re: Unclear license information regarding copyleft

Sven Bartscher <kritzefitz@debian.org> writes:
> Hi,
> Am 15.05.2018 um 20:04 schrieb Walter Landry:
>> Sven Bartscher <sven.bartscher@weltraumschlangen.de> writes:
>>> As there are some problems[1] with the compiled shared library as
>>> distributed by upstream (and because compiling things ourselves is
>>> always nicer) I would like to rebuild the library when building the
>>> Debian package, though I'm not sure if it is clear in the given
>>> situation that it is legal to recompile the library and distribute the
>>> resulting shared library. But maybe someone smarter than me can
>>> enlighten me.
>> I think you have to ask upstream about this (i.e. Tarn Adams).  Absent
>> any other information, I would think that you could not recompile the
>> source into a new binary.  It is probably just an oversight on the part
>> of the Dwarf Fortress developers.
> I already tried to do that, but haven't received an answer in 4 months.
> Sorry, I forgot to mention that in my previous post.

I think you have to bother them again.  Tarn Adams has probably
forgotten about your request.  You just have to be persistent.

Walter Landry

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