Re: RFS: ElementTree, ElementTidy, cElementTree
On Sat, Feb 18, 2006 at 11:24:58AM -0300, Margarita Manterola wrote:
> On 2/17/06, Torsten Marek <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I'm searching for sponsors for the above-mentioned packages. ElementTree and
> > cElementTree are already in Debian and just have new versions/revisions.
> All the packages are missing the stupid space befor the homepage, as
> documented in:
> I hate that stupid space, but it's in the "best package practices", so
> I guess that it should be there.
I am of the same opinion..
> Some other thing, did you contact debian-legal about the license?
> "By obtaining, using, and/or copying this software and/or its
> associated documentation, you agree that you have read, understood,
> and will comply with the following terms and conditions:
I agree that this isn't any standard license phrase, and d-l should
probably be consulted.
> Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its
> associated documentation for any purpose and without fee ..."
> I'm not a legal expert but both the "By obtaining [...] you agree that
> you have read" and the "without fee" sound a bit like a complication
> that might make these packages actually non-free.
The latter part is typical, and found in the X11/MIT license; you can
see a recent discussion about its interpretation at: