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Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el

From: Ulrich Mueller
Subject: Re: [ELPA] New package: repology.el
Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 10:28:35 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/27.1.50 (gnu/linux)

>>>>> On Tue, 05 Jan 2021, Richard Stallman wrote:

[about nmap]

>> I suggest you look a bit closer: the license was changed quite
>> recently, and since the issue was brought up, the maintainers have
>> clarified the intent, making it clear that the problems in the
>> license are *not* intended are there is every reason to believe that
>> they will be fixed soon.

> If they fix the problems, the problems will be gone.
> But it sounds like they are doing something strange and unusual
> and it is worth looking at THAT.

That would be very valuable input indeed.

Upstream has been made aware of the problem, but it looks like neither
they nor anybody else participating in the discussion at
https://github.com/nmap/nmap/issues/2199 have any legal background.

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