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Re: Providing a non-free alternative to a free package

On Wed, 08 Feb 2012, Olе Streicher wrote:
> This is something I have to discuss with the upstream author (who
> also sells the unobfuscated version). He probably would then make a
> specific license which would allow its distribution, but he is not
> willing to put the original source code under GPL.

A license like MIT or Expat or another free non-copyleft license would
work. However, as it is now, Debian cannot comply with the license
terms to distribute the work at all, so it cannot go even into

Don Armstrong

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