Re: pgp in Debian: obsolete?
On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 at 05:51:19PM -0400, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ian Beckwith (email@example.com):
> > Do you have links to documentation of these issues or where to get the
> > pirated versions? How pirated/illegal are they?
> > License permitting, I could maybe take patches from them.
> Quoting the licence for pgpi 6.5.8:
> The source code contained herein is not intended to allow the
> development of source code or software for commercial distribution. No
> modifications to the source code contained in this book are allowed and
> any further redistribution of the source code in any modified form is
> expressly prohibited.
Which is a clear violation of the social contract. If you wanted to
make a second version of GPG and place it in non-free, that would likely
be an acceptable option.