Re: ITP: its4
* Andreas Schuldei <firstname.lastname@example.org> [20001106 00:29]:
> * David Z Maze (dmaze@MIT.EDU) [001106 00:01]:
> > Andreas Schuldei <email@example.com> writes:
> > AS> (c) You may build derived versions of this software under the
> > AS> restrictions stated in Section 2, Restrictions, of this license. The
> > AS> derived versions must be clearly marked as such and must be called by
> > AS> a name other than ITS4. ITS4 and "It's The Software, Stupid!" are
> > AS> trademarks of Cigital, Inc.
> > This sounds awfully similar to the license pine ships with; this
> > paragraph means, among other things, that naming the Debian package
> > 'its4' is a violation of the license. It's unclear to me whether it
> > could be included in Debian at all, even in non-free.
> We do not derive anything. We compile and distribute the software
> and include the license, as permitted. That is not the problem.
We *do* derive since you made changes to the upstream. However,
renaming the package should solve this problem.
I'm CCing firstname.lastname@example.org and preserving the relevant
copyright notice above, so we get some real advice.