[maemo-users] [maemo-users] Uploading non-free packages

From: Levi Bard taktaktaktaktaktaktaktaktaktak at gmail.com
Date: Mon Feb 5 06:12:20 EET 2007
> > Does anyone know how I go about uploading a package to the garage
> > extras repo such that it will be put into the non-free area?
> >
> It is not possible. The intention with garage is to host open source
> projects, so extras is available for free, open source software.

Well, here's the issue.  Xmame's license (
http://x.mame.net/license.html ) allows free distribution and
modification, with the provisions that: any improvements must be under
the same license, and redistributions must not be used commercially.
While that means that it's ok for the community to distribute and
improve the source, the second clause means that the project doesn't
meet the open-source definition nor the DFSG.  (Xmame is in the
non-free section in Debian proper, but it does contain the source

What's the proper resolution here?

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