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Re: License of patch

From: Josip Rodin <joy@cibalia.gkvk.hr>
Subject: Re: License of patch
Date: Thu, 8 Jul 1999 20:27:49 +0200

> > I would like to know, is it necessary to show the license
> > of a patch in Debian Policy ?
> > 
> > There are packages of Debian which use patch(es) but do not
> > mention any license about patch(es) applied in copyright.
> Hm, this question is still not answered?

No, it was not answered.

> Usually, licence of the patch is the licence of the file patched,
> i.e. the licence of the program. If the patch licence is different,
> then yes, you ought to include it in debian/copyright.

Very clear explanation. I can understand your reasoning well.

Thank you for your kind reply.	 	1999.7.9

 Debian JP Developer - much more I18N of Debian
 Atsuhito Kohda <kohda@pm.tokushima-u.ac.jp>
 Department of Math., Tokushima Univ.

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