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Re: pgp in Debian: obsolete?

On Tue, 10 Aug 2004 at 05:51:19PM -0400, Rick Moen wrote:
> Quoting Ian Beckwith (ianb@nessie.mcc.ac.uk):
> > 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.

Phillip Hofmeister

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