Re: Debian context package
Norbert Preining <email@example.com> wrote:
> that the files are all under LPPL or CC GPL (whatever this may be), but
> this file cannot be included since it is pdf and no sources available.
> Humpf.... Suggestions?
$ cat src/Packages/tetex-base/trunk/doc/context/base/LICENSE.teTeX
teTeX-addition to the license of ConTeXt with permission of the original
I have taken great care to ensure that teTeX is free
software. When speaking about free software, I always refer
to the definition of the Free Software Foundation, given as
To my understanding, ConTeXt with the mreadme.pdf-license already
classifies as free software (as defined by the FSF). To be 100% sure
of this fact, I hereby make ConTeXt free software "by definition"
by adding the following clause to ConTeXt's license:
If ConTeXt is not free software by the license in mreadme.pdf, the
following terms replace the licence for ConTeXt given in mreadme.pdf:
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
(at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA
January, 2003, Thomas Esser (maintainer of teTeX).
Dr. Frank Küster
Single Molecule Spectroscopy, Protein Folding @ Inst. f. Biochemie, Univ. Zürich
Debian Developer (teTeX/TeXLive)