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Re: Did nmap just become non-free?

From: Brett Gilio
Subject: Re: Did nmap just become non-free?
Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 19:19:48 -0500
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Marius Bakke <> writes:
> ...I'm fairly certain this is not an acceptable license for Guix, or
> free software distributions in general.

This is definitely not a consistent license for us.

> So I think we should revert the license change, as well as the update
> to 7.90 which introduced the new license.
> Now to read the previous license text, perhaps that will help me sleep..

As to how to fix it, I think we will need to revert the change, and also
make note of the FINAL version of nmap that was still compliant with FSDG.

Brett M. Gilio

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