[Debian-med-packaging] Licensing question about Insight Toolkit ( VXL / toms / ACM and non-commercial license conflict with BSD license).

Andreas Tille andreas at an3as.eu
Fri Jan 29 20:08:39 UTC 2010

On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 02:29:00PM -0500, Luis Ibanez wrote:
> You bring up a good point,
> We probably should ask for advice to the
> packagers of these other libraries.
> What is the standard channel for contacting
> Debian packager maintainers ?

debian-devel at lists.debian.org
[Posting a link to the start of this thread might make sense.]

> > 1) the forensic of these packages could help to understand how to do the licencing work properly
> > 2) it should be feasible to use these shared libraries instead of static code.
> > I don't know if it is interesting or not. It's really an open question. (I have the same situation with another package)
> > What are the recommandation of the debian policy? What about the performance ?

I would by all means recommend to have library code shared between
different programs packaged as dynamic libraries.

Thanks for the effort to clean up the code base



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