Bug#113260: ITP: libnet-grpnetworks-perl -- modified CPAN module to determine IP network membership
On Sun, 23 Sep 2001, Marc Haber wrote:
> Copyright (c) 1997 Andre Rodrigues Viegas. All rights reserved. This
> program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
> under the same terms as Perl itself.
> Now I need an idea for a new package name since I obviously can't use
> Net::GrpNetworks if I fork from Andre's code. Does anybody have an
> idea how to name that package? Or is there something in Debian that
> can do the same?
Perl is under a dual GPL/artistic license, and so is this module. You do not
have to rename a fork; You could just upload a new package to CPAN and
Debian with an increased version number, and a copy of the email where
upstream stated that he would incorporate your changes. Yes, it would still
be a fork, but it would look like a NMU...
(Also, keep in mind that upstream probably stopped answering your email
because he's not that interested in the module anymore).
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