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Re: Build non-free ncompress



Blars Blarson wrote:
> In article <20030616231921.GB2046@skyjammer.com> pronovic@debian.org writes:
>>As a side-note, this package
>>is non-free because of issues surrounding the LZW patent, not because
>>its license is non-free.
> I've think that patent is about to expire.  (June 20?  I think I saw
> it slashdotted within the past month.)  If you can confirm this, just
> wait till then and move it to main.
Unfortunately it seems that that's only true for very us-centric people, not Debian.

Cheers

T.

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