Re: Intent to package: docbook-to-man-ans
On Tue, Jul 06, 1999 at 02:08:47AM -0400, Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> >The docbook-to-man-ans package is also written by Fred
> >Dalrymple, with patches by David Bolen. There is no
> >license file, but the terms are in the Makefile(s), so I
> >think it's free software. A part of the software is the
> >program `instant', do you mean that? I think the terms
> >are the same as with the rest of the software.
> I suggest you check that. Instant is a third party product, IIRC.
This is the start of docbook-to-man.ans/Instant/Makefile,
and similar notes are in all source files:
# Copyright 1993 Open Software Foundation, Inc., Cambridge, Massachusetts.
# All rights reserved.
# Copyright (c) 1994
# Open Software Foundation, Inc.
# Permission is hereby granted to use, copy, modify and freely distribute
# the software in this file and its documentation for any purpose without
# fee, provided that the above copyright notice appears in all copies and
# that both the copyright notice and this permission notice appear in
# supporting documentation. Further, provided that the name of Open
# Software Foundation, Inc. ("OSF") not be used in advertising or
# publicity pertaining to distribution of the software without prior
# written permission from OSF. OSF makes no representations about the
# suitability of this software for any purpose. It is provided "as is"
# without express or implied warranty.
# Copyright (c) 1996 X Consortium
# Copyright (c) 1996 Dalrymple Consulting
# 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
# X CONSORTIUM OR DALRYMPLE CONSULTING 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.
# Except as contained in this notice, the names of the X Consortium and
# Dalrymple Consulting shall not be used in advertising or otherwise to
# promote the sale, use or other dealings in this Software without prior
# written authorization.
I re-checked also all other Makefiles, the roff man pages
and data files and found always the same note.
W. Borgert <firstname.lastname@example.org>