Felipe Sateler fsateler at
Tue Sep 29 15:02:27 UTC 2015

On 29 September 2015 at 11:59, IOhannes m zmölnig
<zmoelnig at> wrote:
> On 09/29/2015 04:49 PM, Alessio Treglia wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 29, 2015 at 3:29 PM, IOhannes m zmölnig (Debian/GNU)
>> <umlaeute at> wrote:
>>> it apparently is non-free, but is this the only reason?
>>> (i searched the net, but couldn't find anything)
>> It's a long standing issue, upstream releases it under a sort GPL with
>> a commercial exception [1], that makes
>>  1. no sense at all
>>  2. the whole software package in conflict with the GPL itself
>> I don't think we could even upload it to non-free, though I'm not 100% sure.
> i'm aware of the exception, but thought that non-free might be ok.
> while i don't care much about your 1st point, the 2nd one is obviously
> important (and the FSF seems to agree with you [1]).

> [1]

This FAQ suggests to me that the clause is just void, but the wording
is not very clear.


Felipe Sateler

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