Re: Please consider a free license for ffp-phylogeny
is it possible to give at least some answer to let us know whether this
kind of request are reaching somebody? The liberation of ffp remains
interesting for us.
Thanks a lot
On Tue, Jul 19, 2016 at 01:49:29PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Hi Gregory,
> may be you lost this mail somehow. I wonder whether you might reconsider
> the license for ffp.
> Kind regards
> On Thu, Nov 26, 2015 at 07:00:31PM +0100, Andreas Tille wrote:
> > Hi Gregory,
> > I'm writing you on behalf of the Debian Med team that has the objective
> > to package Free Software that is relevant in Biology and Medicine for
> > main Debian. There is an overview what we have assembled up to now.
> > One of my users asked me to package your programm ffp-phylogeny. The
> > creation of package files went smoothly thanks to your well designed
> > build system. The needed files are injected into our packaging
> > repository.
> > Unfortunately your license does not permit distribution by Debian since
> > it is in contrast with item 5. and 6. with the Debian Free Software
> > Guidelines since commercial users / usage are discriminated by your
> > license statement. I wonder whether you might consider to change your
> > license to one of the common free licenses for instance GPL or BSD.
> > Thanks for considering
> > Andreas.
> >  http://blends.debian.org/med/tasks/bio
> >  http://sourceforge.net/projects/ffp-phylogeny/
> >  http://anonscm.debian.org/viewvc/debian-med/trunk/packages/ffp/trunk/
> >  https://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines
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