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Re: Looking for Package Donation HOW-TO
On Tue, Jun 03, 2003 at 09:30:21PM -0400, Joakim Erdfelt wrote:
> One last question not present on that page.
> What are the policies regarding appropriate software licenses?
> I'm assuming any OSS approved license is ok.
No, it depends. We had a discussion a few days ago about contributing
qmail and it turns out that, even though it's open source, putting it
into a distribution needs an explicit blessing from the copyright holder,
So it depends on the very license of the product. As a maintainer
it's your responsibility to make sure it's ok to put a package into
the Cygwin distro. Sometimes (perhaps for qmail) it's not worth the
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