Re: Bug#200355: ITP: csound -- incredibly powerful and versatile software synthesis program
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Il 08/07/03 alle 16:58, Andrea Glorioso scrisse:
> >>>>> "fpl" == Francesco P Lovergine <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> fpl> I wonder if that classic package can stay in our archives
> fpl> (also non-free). Did you check deeply its license at BATH?
> fpl> IMHO it's simply a nightmare...
> fpl> http://www.cs.bath.ac.uk/pub/dream/Copyrights
> As far as I know, much work has gone into csound to ensure that all
> copyright holders agreed to switching the license of the whole work to
> GNU LGPL. Again, AFAIK all copyright holders have given their
> permission, and the work can rightfully be considered libre software.
> I'm putting Nicola Bernardini, one of Csound authors, to see if he can
> help us clarify the matter.
Everything in csound was relicensed LGPL a couple of months ago. Now
literally *everything* in csound is LGPL. The page above is old and
obsolete, and should probably be changed. The funny part is that the
only one that pushed hard enough to have a clear GPL statement (though
with an exception) before this happened was me with the babo opcode.
Now all these problems are gone.
> If necessary, we (as the AGNULA project) will clarify things with the
> relevant persons (although we are packaging it now and we did check
> that we could do it).
This has already been done by John Fitch, the canonical maintainer.
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