Re: intent to package: mocka modula-2 compiler
> This has me confused. Maybe you or someone else can help me clear
> it up.
> No. The backend generator (beg) is not close to DFSG-free . From
> reading the docs (I didn't try to run beg, just unpacked it), I understand
> that beg generates the source code for the compiler from a description
> file called i386.cgd , which is included in the source for mocka (and is
> therefore covered by the mocka license, not the beg license). The author
> speaks of a time when the source code had been developed by hand and was
> eventually replaced by the output of beg. The license for mocka clearly
> claims to cover the source code for mocka, which although machine
> generated, is human readable modula-2 code.
can you fix bugs without the beg ? if not, the program is contrib, but not
free enought for main.
but if the beg is no longer necessary, not even to fix bugs,
then the program is fine for main.