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bug#26890: [PATCH] gnu: Add agrep.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#26890: [PATCH] gnu: Add agrep.
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2017 22:10:04 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/25.2 (gnu/linux)

Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> skribis:

> Leo Famulari <address@hidden> writes:
>> On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 05:04:08PM -0400, Kei Kebreau wrote:
>>> Quote from copying.agrep in the source directory:
>>>   4. Redistribution for profit requires the express, written permission
>>>      of the authors.
>> Unfortunately, this clause makes agrep not free software. Indeed, Debian
>> distributes it from their non-free repos:
> This is confusing.  Debian has version 4.17-9 but I don’t even know
> where they got it from.  The home page that’s linked there only has 2.x
> tarballs.
> And this clashes with the declaration of the ICS version in the git
> repo.
> Weird!  I really don’t mind dropping this patch (I just packaged it
> while demonstrating Guix), but it’s sad that the license situation here
> is so contradictory.

So I’m closing this entry if you don’t mind.  :-)


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