Re: Packaging EMBASSY.
Le Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 10:48:39AM +0200, Andreas Tille a écrit :
> On Mon, 8 Oct 2007, Charles Plessy wrote:
> >according to Wikipedia, "The first use of the term in public was by
> >Jesse James Garrett in February 2005." EMBOSSes AJAX is much older, so I
> >am quite reluctant to ask upstream to rename this library.
> Well, the problem is that it does not really work like a "first comes
> first serves" principle. I would not consider it reasonable if the
> EMBOSS project would try to get a trademark (or whatever the right
> term is here) on Ajax and ask all those that choose this technology
> to rename their stuff. It is just not clever if you are using a name
> that is commonly used for a very different thing. So giving upstream
> a _hint_ would be quite reasonable (in their own interest to avoid
I will mention this when dealing with the second library issue of
EMBOSS, the use of the latest plplot libray instead of the eplplot one.
(about non-free file)
> I would stretch the time scale for EMBOSS a little bit more (while
> making absolutely sure that no non-free stuff would go into an
> official release for sure).
Ok, thanks for your answer. In the meantime I have been provided the
latest professional email adress of the upstream author of the non-free
file. I hope that we can solve the problem in a reasonnable time frame.
Have a nice day,
Wako, Saitama, Japan