[arch-general] cdrtools again... yay! - Was: Burning From Command Line

C Anthony Risinger anthony at extof.me
Thu May 27 15:41:20 EDT 2010

On Thu, May 27, 2010 at 2:29 PM, Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com> wrote:
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2010-January/010357.html
> http://mailman.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-general/2010-May/013557.html

eh? more circles?

On Thu 27 May 2010 19:11 +0200, Thomas Bächler wrote:
> When has that happened? I would gladly package cdrtools. I know from
> many users that it is superior to cdrkit (although I never had any
> trouble with either of them). However, I fear that some of my fellow
> developers would stop me from doing that due to the questionable license
> situation.
> What has happened to Open Source Software anyway? People keep claiming
> their software is "free", but then they argue about so-called "free"
> licenses being incompatible. This used to be about free sharing of code,
> but now we need lawyers involved just to do that? Whenever a lawyer is
> involved, there is certainly no freedom, just random blabla that nobody
> understands.
> For me, this is about quality of software and the ease of distributing
> it (and of course open-ness of source code wherever possible). And as
> long as nobody sues us for it, I am glad to distribute any piece of
> software.

bang.  this look like a winner here, eh?

Jeorg says there is no problem with inclusion.  Thomas says there is
no problem with packaging.

it would appear that there is no problem.

C Anthony

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