Re: Please provide source code for Tandem Repeats Finder under a freely redistributable license
may be you might have missed my mail from last month and I'll resend my
Thanks for considering
On Wed, Apr 13, 2016 at 10:26:56AM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Dear Yözen,
> I'm writing you on behalf of the Debian Med team which is a subgroup
> inside Debian with the objective to package free software in the field
> of biology and medicine for official Debian. Since we intend to package
> RepeatMasker (see our so called task list in the todo-section) we
> also need to package your tool Tandem Repeats Finder.
> Since Debian only distributes free software (for instance licensed under
> GPL, BSD or so) we are wondering whether you might consider to publish
> the source code of this software under a free license.
> The advantage would be that users of Debian / Ubuntu and its derivatives
> systems which are quite frequently used in bioinformatics could easily
> install your software. You also get some additional quality assurance
> and I can confirm that all authors who decided to open source their
> software to enable the Debian Med packaging team were happy about this
> step since it contributed to a wider distribution of their software and
> a better user response.
> Kind regards and thanks for considering
>  http://blends.debian.org/med/tasks/bio#repeatmasker
>  http://tandem.bu.edu/trf/trf.html