Re: dicomscope ready for upload
That seems fine to me. Charles any comments ? Will they need to upload
another zip file containing this new license, to avoid any
On Thu, Oct 22, 2009 at 10:23 AM, OFFIS DICOM Team <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear Charles and Mathieu,
> yesterday, I talked to Klaus (by phone). He agreed to add the attached
> COYPRIGHT file to the "dsgui360.zip" source code package of DICOMscope.
> Would this solve the discussed license issue?
> Jörg Riesmeier
> -------- Original-Nachricht --------
> Betreff: Re: dicomscope ready for upload
> Datum: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 15:02:26 +0200
> Von: OFFIS DICOM Team <email@example.com>
> An: Charles Plessy <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> CC: Mathieu Malaterre <email@example.com>, Klaus Kleber
> Dear Charles,
>> thank you for pointing us at the identity of the C/C++ part of DICOMscope
>> DCMTK. Since there is no COPYRIGHT file in DICOMscope, I assume that the
>> you refer to is
>> confirms that Debian has all the permissions it needs.
> correct, although the DICOMscope source code might require an older release
> of the DCMTK (see user manual for details).
>> For the Java part it would help if you could confirm that we have
>> permission to
>> redistribute and modify the program, because if we interpret the wording
>> strictly (which you probably guess we do), it is just signalling that the
>> software is made available to us without explaining what we can do. You
>> can see
>> as example most licenses in the COPYRIGHT file, which have clauses like
>> access is hereby granted as a license to use this software, copy this
>> and prepare derivative works based upon this software”.
> I understand, however, since the Java part has been developed by another
> group (Institute for Microtherapy, Bochum) we have to wait for the answer
> from Klaus Kleber (now with the company VISUS-TT) who receives a copy of
> this email but is currently out of office (AFAIK).
> As you can read on the web page http://dicom.offis.de/dscope.php.en,
> DICOMscope has originally been developed as a reference implementation (or
> prototype if you like) of various new extensions of the DICOM standard. The
> development was commissioned (and sponsored) by the NEMA Committee for the
> Advancement of DICOM. Further extensions have been developed for the IHE
> MESA CPI test environment (see http://www.ihe.net/).
> A requirement for all these software development projects was that the
> source code should be available to the public (at the end of the respective
> project). However, it seems that we forgot to specify what this means in
> practice - at least for the Java and other non-DCMTK part.
> Jörg Riesmeier
> OFFIS DICOM Team, Escherweg 2, 26121 Oldenburg, Germany
> E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, URL: http://dicom.offis.de