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Re: Build non-free ncompress

> > 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.

Yes - when I dug into this in April, it looked as if it wouldn't be
safe for non-free in Europe until at least 2004, and I'm not sure about
other places. 


Kenneth J. Pronovici <pronovic@ieee.org>
Personal Homepage: http://www.skyjammer.com/~pronovic/
"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little 
 temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." 
      - Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania, 1759 

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