Re: octave-plplot: intention to package
On 15-Oct-1998, Joao Cardoso <email@example.com> wrote:
| Rafael Laboissiere wrote:
| > Hurrying before the slink freeze, here is my intention to package:
| > Package: octave-plplot
| > Version: 0.3-1
| > [This will be a great improvement for Octave, IMHO.]
| > Actually, I already packaged it. It is lintian-clean and all the demos
| > are working. I have just a problem with the copyright, as there is no
| > copyright notice in the upstream source. I obtained it from the
| > octave-sources mailing list, so I am assuming that it is in the public
| > domain.
| I know nothing about copyrights, so I include none in the sources.
| My intention is that plplot_octave could be available in a future release of
| Octave, if Octave's author wants to. If including it in a Debian release
| disallows my intention, than I would not approve it.
| As I told before, my intention is to enable it to be used as Octave
| is, with a GNU General Public License (which I have never fully read
| :-)) . If you want to add/include in all modified sources or
| scripts the GNU licence header, I will be happy (if this is still
| possible after I have put the package un-intentionally in the public
| Anyway, I already have latter versions, but they are not packaged
| for public usage.
| PS- John Eaton: do you have any comments?
I don't have any objection to this being distributed as a separate
Debian package. Eventually, it may make it in to the core Octave
distribution in some form, but I can't say yet when that might happen.