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Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el

From: Clément Pit-Claudel
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el
Date: Mon, 4 Jan 2021 13:51:25 -0500
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On 1/4/21 12:55 PM, Vasilij Schneidermann wrote:
>> Are you equating "free" with "GPL-compatible", or did I miss something
>> about nmap? (Last time I checked, nmap was FLOSS)
> While the evaluation is terse, it is warranted: nmap is listed as GPL2
> in my package manager for some reason, but happens to use a custom
> license based on the GPL2: https://nmap.org/npsl/
> One of the listed goals is "Prohibit redistribution and use of Nmap
> within proprietary hardware and software products." This most likely
> violates the four freedoms and thereby makes it GPL-incompatible.

Yes, but GPL-compatibility isn't what we were debating, is it?  The claim was 
that nmap is non-free.

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