Re: elilo-installer copyright status
(Trying a different address for Richard, @debian.org bounces)
On Sat, Sep 29, 2007 at 03:08:36AM -0400, Joey Hess wrote:
> Peter Rock wrote:
> > Hello, I hope I'm contacting the right folks!
> > I'm trying to find out the copyright status of the elilo-installer
> > package to see if it qualifies as free software or not. Below is a bit
> > of a description and I was advised by debian-legal to ask the package
> > maintainers. Hope someone can help!
> Bdale is the original author of elilo-installer, although it's derived
> from lilo-installer. rhirst, cjwatson, bubulle, dannf, Jim Lieb, and I
> have each made changes that might be substantial enough to be copyrightable
> (or not).
> Since lilo-installer is licensed under the GPL version 2 or later, I
> suggest it's sanest for elilo-installer to have the same license. I
> place my modifications to it under this license. Could the listed
> people please respond with a similar statement?
> Isn't this our _second_ udeb that got past the ftp-masters with no
> copyright file? It's not the last one. See upcoming mail for
> quik-installer. :-/