Re: hevea licencing problems
On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 11:04:28AM +0100, Samuel Mimram wrote:
> Remi Vanicat wrote:
> >>Having a look at this problem I dicovered that hevea was under the QPL
> >>which is generally considered as non-free if I remember correctly the
> >>events of this summer concerning OCaml. Sven, I'm I correct?
> >The last version of the QPL is free, it is the licence of KDE (or at
> >least of the underliying library) and of the OCaml compiler.
> - A wdiff between the copyright files of hevea and libwcd did not show
> up any major difference. However the libcwd was moved to non-free 
> because of the QPL.
I see. However, the case of libwcd is more serious since it is a
library. I will talk to the upstream author and ask him to follow
the move of ocaml.
Samuel, since you are now a debian member, would you like to be listed
as uploader of the packages maintained by the Debian Ocaml Maintainers?