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SubjectRe: PATCH: cdrecord: avoiding scsi device numbering for ide devices
>From diegocg@teleline.es  Thu Aug 19 14:07:10 2004

>El Thu, 19 Aug 2004 07:32:40 -0400 Lee Revell <rlrevell@joe-job.com> escribió:

>> On Thu, 2004-08-19 at 03:04, Patrick McFarland wrote:
>> > If no one has noticed yet, thanks to the additional license
>> > restrictions Joerg Schilling has added to cdrecord (due to this
>> > thread), it may be now moved to non-free in Debian in the near future.
>>
>> What restrictions? Do you have a link?

>See http://weblogs.mozillazine.org/gerv/archives/006193.html (which may not
>be the best interpretation of the changes)

Unfortunately the person who did write this has no clue on the Copyright law :-(

The Copyright law is _very_ explicit about the fact that Authors that do minor
contributions have no right to influence the license or the way of publishing.

It is obvious that SuSE versions of cdrecord impact the original authors'
reputations which is prohibited by the GPL.



Jörg

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