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Re: Program without source code

Nelson A. de Oliveira wrote:

> Is it allowed to release a package that don't have the source codes
> available?
> For example, program XYZ just have a binary of it, but no source code.

The program can't become a part of Debian, because it is not free
software (see <http://www.debian.org/social_contract#guidelines>).

If the software is under a license that allows Debian and its mirrors to
redistribute it, then it could become part of the "non-free" archive.
You can also distribute it yourself, as long as you have an appropriate
license or permission from the copyright holders.

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