Bug#785514: RFS: ming/1:0.4.7-1 [RC]

Paul Wise pabs at debian.org
Tue May 19 00:16:12 UTC 2015

On Tue, May 19, 2015 at 8:04 AM, Gabriele Giacone wrote:
> On Mon, May 18, 2015 at 12:14:23PM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
>> That appears to be a non-free license as there is no clause allowing
>> distribution? Please remove ming from mentors until this is clarified
>> as we don't have a license to distribute it.
> Neither a clause prohibiting it. Does it really make it non-free? Any
> reference?

Copyright law does not allow distribution by default. It doesn't make
it non-free, it makes it non-redistributable, even in the non-free
portion of Debian.

> BTW getting rid of java extension would not be a problem

Great, please do ASAP as you have made mentors.d.n violate the law.



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