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bug#26300: [PATCH] gnu: milkytracker: Update to 1.0.0.

From: Kei Kebreau
Subject: bug#26300: [PATCH] gnu: milkytracker: Update to 1.0.0.
Date: Thu, 30 Mar 2017 10:20:45 -0400
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Ricardo Wurmus <address@hidden> writes:

> Kei Kebreau <address@hidden> writes:
>> ng0 <address@hidden> writes:
>>> Kei Kebreau transcribed 1.3K bytes:
>>>> ng0 <address@hidden> writes:
>>>> >
>>>> > Attribution-Noncommericial… doesn't that make them a candidate for
>>>> > exclusion in systems like Guix?
>>>> >
>>>> Considering that the songs are data files and non-executable, the
>>>> software is still free. If the sample songs turn out to be a problem, I
>>>> can attempt to remove them in a snippet.
>>> It would help if we could document this. I don't think everyone will review
>>> upstream material (FSDG and similar) for data files (music, images).
>>> I would exclude CC licensed material which says "Noncommercial", but I'm
>>> not a lawyer.
>> It may also cause problems upstream as well. The software is under licenses
>> with no commerical restrictions and the sample songs are under a
>> noncommericial restriction, but they are shared in one tarball. That
>> would constitute a conflict, right?
> If my understanding of the FSDG is correct we cannot distribute these
> files.  The FSDG says this about non-functional data:
>     Non-functional Data
>     Data that isn't functional, that doesn't do a practical job, is more
>     of an adornment to the system's software than a part of it. Thus, we
>     don't insist on the free license criteria for non-functional
>     data. It can be included in a free system distribution as long as
>     its license gives you permission to copy and redistribute, both for
>     commercial and non-commercial purposes.
> In this case the commercial restriction means that we cannot distribute
> it.  You can remove these files in a snippet.  Could you send an updated
> patch please?
> --
> Ricardo
> GPG: BCA6 89B6 3655 3801 C3C6  2150 197A 5888 235F ACAC

A new patch has been sent.

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