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Re: [PROPOSAL] Allowing crypto in the main archive

Wichert Akkerman <wichert@cistron.nl> writes:

> Package which have a DFSG-compliant license and don't use a patented
> algorithm will be allowed in main (as happens right now).

Which algorithms qualify as "patented"?  Those for which are patent
exists, or those where the patent owner has published some blah blah
that he will enforce it, or those which are actually enforced?

What about copyrighted interface claims (cf. Adobe and PDF)?

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