[aur-general] license issues with google-earth in [community]?

Eric Belanger belanger at ASTRO.UMontreal.CA
Mon Feb 18 21:24:24 EST 2008

On Mon, 18 Feb 2008, w9ya at qrparci.net wrote:

> More to the point: Arch *does* have packages in the binary repos with
> licensing provisions of much the same limitations as those quoted in the
> discussions here in this thread about google-earth. And I am speaking
> about stuff that specifically does NOT allow copying across a network for
> distribution purposes and/or business use et al, single machine, no laptop
> mobile use and so forth. AND while these packages are not allowed in
> Debian for the same reasons as was mentioned in the latest emails herein
> concerning google-earth ArchLinux DOES have them RIGHT NOW in the binary
> repos.
> SO.... *IF* this was pulled because it has a "non-free" license, that
> should NOT have been such a reflexive action IMHO, again in as much as
> Arch has plenty of those kinds of packages already in the binary repos.

What packages are you referring to?  Do you have a list?

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