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Thu Aug 7 19:49:28 BST 2008
On Thursday 07 August 2008 14:09, Mario Limonciello wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 7, 2008 at 05:52, Sikon <inetperson at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Packages that include binaries are not allowed, even in the multiverse
> > repository (which includes things like flashplugin-nonfree that you
> > mentioned).
> I don't recall coming across this ever in policy. Could you point it out?
> It's a matter of redistribution rights. If the license explicitly allows
> redistribution of the binaries, it's okay I thought. The reason that
> flashplugin-nonfree is the way it is is because Adobe doesn't allow
> redistribution except via their website.
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