On Sat, 18 Dec 2010 19:51:17 +0100 Yves-Alexis Perez wrote: > On sam., 2010-12-18 at 18:15 +0100, Francesco Poli (t1000) wrote: [...] > > However, the changes needed to fix that bug do not seem to > > be properly documented in the debian/copyright file, unfortunately. > > What do you mean? I just mean that the fix changed some parts of the package, but those changes (and also some previous changes, I would say) were not properly reflected in the debian/copyright file... > > > > It seems to me that this file is rather outdated and in need of > > a complete review and update. > > There was a review and update recently, which I guess you miss. Might > not be complete though. My bug report was based on http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/d/desktop-base/desktop-base_6.0.4/desktop-base.copyright which I think is the version currently in sid... > > > > Some random checks highlight at least the following issues: > > > > * the debian-background.svg file seems to be no longer present > > in the package (that's a relief, since it was apparently > > derived from the non-free DOUL-with) > > Thanks, dropped. Good! :-) > > > > * there does not seem to be any clear copyright notice > > (with years and copyright holders) and license for > > debian-security.xcf, which is derived from the DOUL > > (under the Expat/MIT license) and from a GNOME icon > > (under which license?!?) > > “created” and “updated” looks to me like pretty clear, though years are > missing. Will ping initial author to get some information. Good idea: I hope he can clarify this (especially the license of the used GNOME icon!). > > > > * the debian-official-logo-small.png image seems to be no longer > > present (that's a relief, since the official logo is non-free) > > Thanks, dropped. You're welcome! > > > > * there does not seem to be any clear copyright notice > > (with years and copyright holders) and license for > > the gnome-debian-sid "kit", which is (now) derived from > > at least the DOUL (under the Expat/MIT license) > > I'll let Josselin add this. Fair enough. > > > > * the SpaceFun theme copyright notice and license does not seem to be > > complete, since it does not mention that the theme was derived from > > the DOUL (which is copyright (c) 1999 Software in the Public > > Interest and released under the Expat/MIT license, a license > > which is distinct from the GPLv2, even though compatible with it) > > Added. Please note that the DOUL is the Debian Open Use Logo without “Debian” and its license is the Expat/MIT license. The attached patch (against http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/debian-desktop/packages/trunk/desktop-base/debian/copyright?rev=232&sc=1) should fix this. > > > > * I cannot see any information about the nightly and moreblue-orbit > > themes ... > > Added. Good! > > > > * I cannot find any information about the emblem-debian.icon and > > emblem-debian.png files ... > > > Either. Mmmmh, so this is still to be fixed... > > > I really hope the debian/copyright file may be fixed in time > > for the squeeze release. > > Again, bugs don't magically fix themselves, so reporting is nice (and > useful) but providing patches is better. Of course: make no mistake, I am trying to help as much as I possibly can! > > Regards, Have a nice night. -- http://www.inventati.org/frx/frx-gpg-key-transition-2010.txt New GnuPG key, see the transition document! ..................................................... Francesco Poli . GnuPG key fpr == CA01 1147 9CD2 EFDF FB82 3925 3E1C 27E1 1F69 BFFE
diff -ruN rev232/copyright rev232patched/copyright --- rev232/copyright 2010-12-18 23:11:26.000000000 +0100 +++ rev232patched/copyright 2010-12-18 23:30:25.000000000 +0100 @@ -3,21 +3,33 @@ This package is comprised of bits and pieces from various sources. -The Debian â??open useâ?? logo is used in various bits of artwork: +The Debian Open Use Logo without â??Debianâ?? is used in various bits of artwork: Copyright (c) 1999 Software in the Public Interest - - This logo or a modified version may be used by anyone to refer to - the Debian project, but does not indicate endorsement by the - project. - Note: we would appreciate that you make the image a link to - http://www.debian.org/ if you use it on a web page. + Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining + a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the + "Software"), to deal in the Software without restriction, including + without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, + distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to + permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to + the following conditions: + + The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included + in all copies or substantial portions of the Software. + + THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS + OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF + MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. + IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY + CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, + TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE + SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE. The debian-security.xcf file (and the resulting .png file) was created by Colin Walters <email@example.com> and updated by Ulrich Hansen -<firstname.lastname@example.org>. They are based on the Debian Open Use Logo and a -GNOME icon +<email@example.com>. They are based on the Debian Open Use Logo +without â??Debianâ?? and a GNOME icon. The .desktop files included in this package were compiled by Colin Walters <firstname.lastname@example.org>. @@ -39,7 +51,7 @@ Spacefun plymouth theme is Â© 2010 Aurelien Couderc and released under the GPLv3 license, using artwork from Valessio S. Brito. -They both includes the Debian â??open useâ?? logo. +They both include the Debian Open Use Logo without â??Debianâ??. Nightly theme (nightly-splash.png, nightly-wallpaper.png and nightly.xml) is Â© 2008 Robert JÃ¤hne and released under the GPLv2.
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