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Re: Question with Qmail.



On Wed, Aug 29, 2001 at 10:06:57AM +0800, Lars Hansson wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 28, 2001 at 09:35:17PM +0200, Henning Brauer wrote:
> > On Mon, Oct 29, 2001 at 01:11:51AM +0700, lucifier. wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > > i want to ask about qmail port? last update today and now,
> > > i can't found qmail on my ports list.
> > 
> > The reason is the unclear license. 
> > Install it from source, it's damn easy. Follow http://www.lifewithqmail.org/
> > to the letter.
> 
> But it could still be in ports, couldnt it?

That's not really clear. cr.yp.to/qmail/dist.html states:

"If you want to distribute modified versions of qmail (including ports, no
mater how minor the changes are), you'll have to get my approval."

_I_ think a port is legal as long as no patches are included, but I am no
lawyer. Are we sure it's legal? No. 

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