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Bug#340705: Bug#340704: rar support violates DFSG #4

* Robert Millan [Fri, 25 Nov 2005 13:34:23 +0100]:

> Well, that's not the problem.  If the application needs unrar to extract rar
> archives, then suggesting unrar is ok [1].  It's the fact that the application
> supports creating rar archives that I believe violates the DFSG.

> Does this explanation satisfy you?  If it does, I'd like to rise the severity
> back to serious (I don't think it's an issue for the release, being only 4
> bugs).

> OTOH, if you think my interpretation of DFSG is inadequate, I could try to
> expose it better, and we could also move this to -legal (perhaps I should have
> started there in first place).

  Oh dear. Are you going to suggest that we move OpenOffice.org out of
  main 'cause it can be used to create Microsoft Word files?

  No em fotis.

Adeodato Simó                                     dato at net.com.org.es
Debian Developer                                  adeodato at debian.org
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