[Mageia-dev] skype4linux

Sander Lepik sander.lepik at eesti.ee
Mon Apr 23 18:51:02 CEST 2012

23.04.2012 19:44, Kamil Rytarowski kirjutas:
> On 23.04.2012 18:26, Sander Lepik wrote:
>> 23.04.2012 19:15, Kamil Rytarowski kirjutas:
>>> On 23.04.2012 15:06, Steven Tucker wrote:
>>>> Addressing bug 1489 I have packaged skype4linux.
>>> Hi!
>>> I will review it today. But I was thinking of something else.. it should be probably in
>>> nonfree and tainted, am I right?
>> Why? Isn't the API public?
>> -- 
>> Sander
> The code seems GPLv3.. but are you sure that Skype (Microsoft?) can't sue for this? I was
> looking for this package and it's not so widely added to Linux distros.
Well, it's actually quite simple. It needs Skype to work.. at least as far as i know. And as
get-skype is in nonfree then packages requesting it have to be in nonfree to. So yes,
nonfree is the right place for this package.


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