Subject: Re: [pkg-go] Bug#856139: certspotter: long
description advertises commercial service



Am Samstag, den 12.08.2017, 06:29 +0000 schrieb Dr. Bas Wijnen:
> First of all, a clarification: This post (like most in this thread)
> is
> primarily about Debian's philosophy, not about certspotter (but I do
> talk about
> that at the end as well).  For this reason, I'm not CC'ing the bug.
>
> On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 05:26:58PM -0400, Faidon Liambotis wrote:
> > On Fri, Aug 11, 2017 at 08:03:09AM -0400, Wouter Verhelst wrote:
> > > If a free software implementation of the remote service exists
> > > that a
> > > package can work with, then it can remain in main. If not, it
> > > cannot.
> >
> > There are no free software server-side implementation of e.g. the
> > ICQ
> > protocol, as far as I know, but multiple client-side
> > implementations in
> > main.
>
> That is a bug as far as I'm concerned; a client designed purely (or
> mostly) for
> such a non-free service should not be in main.

A quick search on $SEARCHENGINE revealed me IServerd, which seems to be
a FLOSS ICQ server implementation. (http://iserverd.khstu.ru/)
Didnt investigate further than looking at the page, so no idea if it
actually works. Its BSD though.

> >

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