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Licensing of Emacs and packages

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Why is hl-line+.el not a package?

Apparently hl-line+.el solves certain performance problems of hl-line-mode. It is created in 2006, and last updated in 2018. Despite that, it was never packaged to be available at e.g. melpa, which ...
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Using code from other packages in your own

I am currently making a package which is for my own use, but it will be publicly available on github. Some of the code is borrowed from another package. How do I properly accredit the copied code to ...
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A non-free package in Emacs?

A while ago, I installed Emacs from the Ubuntu repositories, and have been using it occasionally. Recently, just for fun, I installed vrms, a tool designed to detect non-free software according to the ...