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Re: Tux licensing again

Eriberto Mota <eriberto@debian.org> wrote:

> I am packaging a software that distribute a Tux image [...]
> The original license can be viewed here[1]. [...]
> [1] https://isc.tamu.edu/~lewing/linux/

That page also includes "Feel free to do whatever you see fit with the
images, you are encouraged to integrate them into other designs that
fit your need" and I note that whoever wrote
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Tux.png has summarised it as a 
liberal permission.

> For me the Tux license don't explicitly allow one redistribute the
> original or modified image. However, looks like I am wrong because
> there are packages in 'main' using the Tux license.
> Can someone say me "you are wrong, so go ahead, upload your package"?

I feel pretty confident that "whatever you see fit" includes redistribution.

So go ahead, upload your package.

Hope that helps,

MJR http://mjr.towers.org.uk/

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