[Pkg-virtualbox-devel] Bug#691148: Debian's options

Felix Geyer fgeyer at debian.org
Wed May 29 17:03:24 UTC 2013

On 29.05.2013 18:41, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 22, 2012 at 12:07:13PM +0200, Alexey Eromenko wrote:
>> Hmm. I did not know of those BIOS news.
>> What are Debian's options ?
> [...]
>> Any other options, that I forgot ?
> http://www.openwatcom.org/index.php/Open_Watcom_Public_License
> It's some rather complex lawyerese, but I can't see anything obvious in
> that license that would make it unsuitable for main. So, one other
> option would be:
> * Someone packages OpenWATCOM for Debian, virtualbox build-depends on
>   that package and is moved back to main, everyone is happy?

I doubt ftpmasters will be happy with that.

See the following discussions about the freeness of the license:


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