[Debian-med-packaging] BLAT license

Jim Kent kent at soe.ucsc.edu
Thu Mar 13 20:57:39 UTC 2014

It is a short license.  It does not forbid modification, and we got no
problem with that.  We do want to _check_ on redistribution to make sure
that it is clear we reserve commercial licensing rights.

Hopefully this clears things up, but if not let me know, and we can add a
few more words to the license if you like.

On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 1:12 PM, Andreas Tille <tille at debian.org> wrote:

> Hi Jim,
> could you please give some clarification about the BLAT license.  Our
> ftpmaster interprets it as not distributable.  We are aware that it
> needs to go into the non-free section but it would be a shame if it
> could not even go there.
> Kind regards
>       Andreas.
> On Thu, Mar 13, 2014 at 08:01:50PM +0100, Thorsten Alteholz wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > the license of BLAT is a bit strange. It just allows the use of the
> > software but no modification and no distribution. Did I miss
> > anything?
> >
> >   Thorsten
> >
> --
> http://fam-tille.de
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