Re: html-xml-utils, License: W3C Software Notice and License
On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 10:44:20AM -0600, Beverly Davis wrote,
in a off-list message:
> On Wed, 27 Apr 2005 17:57:28 +0200, "Geert Stappers"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> > On Wed, Apr 27, 2005 at 09:21:01AM -0600, Beverly Davis wrote:
> > > Package: html-xml-utils
> > > Version: 3.6
> > > Section: web
> > > Priority: optional
> > > License: W3C Software Notice and License
> > > http://www.w3.org/Consortium/Legal/2002/copyright-software-20021231
> > How does that comply with DFSG?
> I'm new to this, but I think that it does comply. It is quite similar
> to the BSD lisence which is explictly stated to comply with the DFSG.
> Besides the license itself, here's some more information that might
> Amaya (the W3C's HTML editor and browser) is released under a very
> similar license (an old version of the same) and is in Debian main.
> The W3C claims that it's an OSI certified
> and GPL compatible
> The W3C provides a FAQ about their licenses which might help
> The only thing I wondered about is the non-advertising clause. Is this
> a problem?
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Here are more eye-balls, but it could be, that you have to ask
email@example.com (please avoid cross-posting)
for advice on "non-advertising clause"