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Old 08-11-2011, 09:47 AM
Alessio Treglia
 
Default Bug#637422: ITP: libaacs -- free-and-libre implementation of AACS

Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist
Owner: Alessio Treglia <alessio@debian.org>

* Package name : libaacs
Version : 0~20110623.git964342f
Upstream Author : libaacs-devel mailing list <libaacs-devel@videolan.org>
* URL : http://www.videolan.org/developers/libaacs.html
* License : LGPL
Programming Lang: C
Description : free-and-libre implementation of AACS

libaacs is a research project to implement the Advanced Access Content
System specification. This research project provides, through an
open-source library, a way to understand how the AACS works.
Features:
* Portability: Currently supported platforms are GNU/Linux, Windows,
MacOS X. The main dependency is libgcrypt for all cryptographic
functions.
* Freedom: libaacs is released under a Free Software license, ensuring
it will stay free.
* Legal: libaacs does not include any key or certificate and respects
copyright.
.
This package doesn't provide any key or certificate that could be used
to decode encrypted copyrighted material.
.
This package provides the shared library.



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Old 08-12-2011, 03:14 PM
Ivan Shmakov
 
Default Bug#637422: ITP: libaacs -- free-and-libre implementation of AACS

>>>>> Alessio Treglia <alessio@debian.org> writes:

[…]

> Features:

> * Portability: Currently supported platforms are GNU/Linux, Windows,
> MacOS X. The main dependency is libgcrypt for all cryptographic
> functions.

> * Freedom: libaacs is released under a Free Software license,
> ensuring it will stay free.

> * Legal: libaacs does not include any key or certificate and respects
> copyright.

My English skills may be failing me, but to my eye, “legality”
can be a feature, while “legal” can't.

[…]

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